Historic Markers Across Florida

Cannons of Ft. Pickens

Marker ID: FLHM 
Location: Gulf Islands National Seashore, Fort Pickens
County: Escambia
Waymark: None


Brought to Pensacola during the period from 1765-1781 by the British, these cannons were used in defense of the town by the British, Spanish, United States and Confederate States. After the close of Ft. Pickens, the Navy scrapped the guns and sold them as


City: Pensacola, FL