Historic Markers Across Florida



St. Michael's Church



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Location: At Palafox and Chase Streets, Pensacola
County: Escambia
Coordinates: N 30° 24.836    W 087° 12.956
  30.41393333    -87.21593333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Established in 1781 East of Ferdinand VII Plaza and North of Church Street, named because of location of St. Michael´s. Destroyed by fire during Civil War period, temporary quarters were used until present Church erected in 1885.

St. Michael´s, the oldest Church in Pensacola, except for a brief interruption, has continuously offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass since the Landing of the Spanish Settlers in 1559.

Erected by Pensacola Deanery, National Council of Catholic Women


Notes:

City: Pensacola, FL