Historic Markers Across Florida

Pensacola Navy Yard - Established In 1825

Marker ID: FLHM 
Location: U.S. 98 West, Pensacola Navy Yard
County: Escambia
Waymark: None


In 1825 Congress passed a law authorizing a navy yard on Florida´s Gulf Coast. A three-man commission came to Pensacola to examine the area as a possible site. Their report favored Pensacola, and in December, 1825, the Secretary of the Navy reported Pensa


City: Pensacola, FL