Historic Markers Across Florida



City Of Five Flags



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Location: on Palafox Wharf, Pensacola
County: Escambia
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Waymark: None
 



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City Of Five Flags
1559-Don Tristan de Luna made first settlement for Spain 1561-Settlement abandoned
1696-Permanent City founded by Spain
1719-French captured city
1723- Pensacola restored to Spain 1763-Spain ceded city to Great Britain 1781-Spain took city again 1821-Florida ceded to United States 1861-Confederate States of America 1862-United States of America

Erected by Chamber of Commerce


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City: Pensacola, FL