Historic Markers Across Florida

Palafox Street

Marker ID: Pensacola H.S. 
Location: on north parkway at Garden and Palafox Streets, Pensacola.
County: Escambia
Waymark: None


Named after General Jose de Palafox y Melzl, the Duke of Saragossa, (1780-1847). The name Palafox was given to Indendente Juan Morales, to replace "George" named by the British. Palafox was a famous Spanish General who defended Saragossa with 500 men against 7,500 of Napoleon´s forces, in the Peninsular War (1808-1814).

Erected by the Pensacola Historical Society


City: Pensacola, FL