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Creation Date

5-25-2015

Description

The marker reads: "CHASE STREET -- Col. Wm. H. Chase, Construction Engineer, Pensacola Harbor defenses (Forts McRee, Barrancas, Redoubt, Pickens 1828-54). Captured Navy Yard for Florida Forces, Jan. 12, 1861. Ordered to West Point 1856, resigned Commission to become President Alabama-Florida R.R. Appointed Major-General Commanding State Troops, Pensacola 1861. Died at home SW Corner Palafox and Wright Sts., Feb. 8, 1870. Chase Street commemorates his name. ERECTED BY MUNICIPAL ADVERTISING BOARD 1956" Top of sign: Pensacola City of Five Flags emblem

Latitude, Longitude

30 deg 24' 51.58", 87 deg 12' 56.53"

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida –Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida – Jacksonville; Pensacola (Fla.); Historic markers – Florida -- Escambia County; Chase, W. H. (William Henry), 1798-1870

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