Historic Markers Across Florida



Wright Street



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Location: on Palafox Parkway at Wright Street, Pensacola
County: Escambia
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

Named for Benjamin Drake Wright, Member Territorial Legislative Council 1824. W.
Fla. US Dist. Attorney 1825-29 & 30-34. President City Board of Alderman 1829. Editor

Pensacola Gazette 1834-39. Territorial Senate 1839. Member Constitutional Convention St. Joe 1838-39. Territorial Senate 1839. Mayor of Pensacola 1841. Federal Judge W. Fla. District 1845-49. Navy Agent 1850-54. Chief Justice Fla. Supreme Court 1853. Collector of Customs 1866.



Notes:

City: Pensacola, FL