Andrew Jackson

Jackson Trail proves to be interesting piece of history

Jackson Trail proves to be interesting piece of history

Andrew Jackson is forever linked to Florida. The former President of the United States played a vital role in setting the stage for the sale of the state to America. His march with 1,200 troops through Northwest Florida on the way to St. Augustine, a journey that includes a trail that runs through the Blackwater […]

Happy 195th Florida

Happy 195th Florida

Florida turned 195 years old Sunday, July 17, the date that the territory extending from the Mississippi River to the Keys transferred from Spanish control to the United States. Historian John Appleyard described Pensacola’s critical role in the history of the state during a celebratory luncheon Sunday at Jackson’s Steakhouse just yards from the site […]