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Historical Markers in Gulf Breeze, Florida

 
Clickable Map of Santa Rosa County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Santa Rosa County, FL (67) Escambia County, FL (172) Okaloosa County, FL (130) Escambia County, AL (31)  SantaRosaCounty(67) Santa Rosa County (67)  EscambiaCounty(172) Escambia County (172)  OkaloosaCounty(130) Okaloosa County (130)  EscambiaCountyAlabama(31) Escambia County (31)
Milton is the county seat for Santa Rosa County
Gulf Breeze is in Santa Rosa County
      Santa Rosa County (67)  
ADJACENT TO SANTA ROSA COUNTY
      Escambia County (172)  
      Okaloosa County (130)  
      Escambia County, Alabama (31)  
 
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1Florida (Santa Rosa County), Gulf Breeze — First Federal Tree FarmGulf Islands National Seashore — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
From small acorns come massive live oak trees-and mighty ships. The live oak's dense, rot-resistant wood and large arching branches were ideal for building ships in the 1700s and 1800s. Over 2,000 live oaks might be used to build one hull. To . . . Map (db m120482) HM
2Florida (Santa Rosa County), Gulf Breeze — F-642 — Live Oaks and Naval Ship Timbers
This is the site of the first federal tree farm in the United States. Live oaks were once valued for their superior shipbuilding qualities. The U.S.S. Constellation and U.S.S. Constitution ("Old Ironsides), both launched in 1797, were built of live . . . Map (db m120490) HM
3Florida (Santa Rosa County), Gulf Breeze — F-96 — Site of Pensacola - St. Augustine Road
Begun by a military detachment from Pensacola in 1824, the first federal highway in Florida was designed to connect the two principal cities of the new territory. Construction was later contracted to John Bellamy, wealthy Jefferson County planter, . . . Map (db m120487) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Nov. 30, 2022