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3984 Barrancas Avenue
Pensacola, FL 32507
Phone: (850) 453-4140
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Tracing its root as far back as the early 19th Century, Belmont-DeVilliers is one of the city's oldest quarters. The neighborhood has a rich African-American heritage as they were some of the first settlers in the area. Some of the city's oldest structures can be found in the area. Though it doesn't enjoy the prominence it once did, in the city's history, it' a legacy worth exploring.
Fort Barrancas is a military base that enunciates the naval and military history of the city. The fort has witnessed the American Civil War and many other battles. You can find here military armor, information about ships, cannons and more. There are also commemorative plaques that pay a tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives in battles.
The Naval Air Station Pensacola lies on the Gulf Coast in Pensacola in the United States of America. This station is used for training and operating purposes for the U.S. Navy and associated armed services. Lying in Escambia County which employs a great number of military and civilian personnel, this site is known to be one of the best equipped navy stations in the country and strives to provide the most efficient training programs.
A trip to Pensacola is incomplete without a visit to the fourth tallest brick lighthouse of the nation, Pensacola Lighthouse. Built in 1859, this 160-feet landmark has stood the test of time, and is now of major historical importance. While here, visit the museum in the lighthouse that houses replica models of the first lighthouse and other landmarks of the city. To make your trip to this place more exciting, book a history lecture, a sunset tour or a ghost tour that unravel several mysteries of this site.
A lush green lawn and trees surround the Plaza Ferdinand VII on Palafox Street. Named after a 19th-century Spanish royal the sprawling park houses a beautiful fountain, benches, a canon and the bust of General Andrew Jackson. Today, the park is a popular meeting place where local converge for recreation. The park attracts large crowds for New Year's Eve celebrations.
The Basilica of St. Michael The Archangel in Pensacola is a Catholic church that is built in Gothic Revival style of architecture. Imposing red doors welcome you inside the regal structure where you can attend mass or even spend some time in prayer. The historic church interiors have been well-preserved, with the beautiful stained-glass windows being a highlight. The church was canonized in 1781.
The Lavelle House, also referred to as the Charles Lavelle House, is one of first houses in town offering public guided tours. It was constructed in 1905 and is located in the Historic Pensacola Village. The house consists of varied rooms that are well furnished, and the structure is characterized by a French Creole Period style. An array of tours are arranged for the house and the vicinity. These tours mostly focus on Pensacola’s history as a Spanish Colony. The hanging panetiere in the kitchen and the rope bed are rare sights seen in the house. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 11, 1971.
Seville Square, located in the historic district of Pensacola, was earlier an old settlement by the Spanish. Now this place houses some of the city's finest entertainment venues and restaurants and bars. One can also shop for wine and gifts from the stores here. There are also many museums and historic buildings that you can visit here.
The Emanuel Point Shipwreck Site is a historic area where ship San Juan sank because of a hurricane. Today, the ship still remains intact 12 feet (3.65 meters) under the sea and is being examined by the University of West Florida and Historic Pensacola Preservation Board. Due to its historic value, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
Fort Pickens was constructed in a bid to protect and defend the Pensacola Bay, Florida. The construction was completed in 1834 and was named after Major General Andrew Pickens, a valiant soldier who fought in various battles of Revolutionary War. This is one of the fort that the Confederate forces could never conquer and remained independent. Over the period, attempts to cope up with latest milita technology were made, but by the end of the World War II, the fort was rendered useless. After restoration by the National Park Service, it re-opened as a tourist site in 1976.
What makes the Veterans Memorial Park special for the people of Pensacola is the permanent memorial of Wall South dedicated to the Vietnam war veterans. The Wall South is the miniature replica of The Vietnam Veteran Memorial in Washington D.C. that has the names of 58,219 Americans who perished in the war. The height of the wall is approximately 8 feet and 256 feet long with names inscribed on the granite face of the wall.
Popularly known as the Chappie James House, the James House is a beautiful historic home. Said to be the house Daniel Chappie James, this house is located on less than one acre of land. The simple home with a roof on the top and the entrance that holds an additional roof like structure makes this home unique.