Fort Pickens Discovery Center

Exhibit at Fort Pickens tells story of the 25th USCT regiment

Exhibit at Fort Pickens tells story of the 25th USCT regiment

Along the walls inside the discovery center at historic Fort Pickens are life-sized portraits of 17 members of the 25th United States Colored Troops that served in the Pensacola Bay area during the Civil War. Inside a glass case there are artifacts from the regiment including the fragment of a harmonica, a book owned by […]

Gulf Islands unveils third wildlife magnet

Gulf Islands unveils third wildlife magnet

The Perdido Key beach mouse provides a big benefit to beaches that are part of Gulf Islands National Seashore. To celebrate and raise awareness of the role beach mice play, the national seashore is unveiling its third resource car magnet. There are already magnets for shorebirds and sea turtles. Magnets are available at the Perdido […]

Leave No Trace event coming to Fort Pickens

Leave No Trace event coming to Fort Pickens

The Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers and Ocean Hour are hosting a special day of learning at Gulf Islands National Seashore on Saturday. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Fort Pickens Discovery Center. Read the full article in the Nov. 15 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view […]