Escambia County

Bicentennial Spotlight: Mosaic Connects 1821 To 2021

“1821: A Pensacola Sampler” is a project that seeks to identify every person that lived in the community 200 years ago, when Florida became a U.S. Territory and Escambia County became one of its two original counties. Organizers of the Bicentennial Celebration are now calling for present day residents to take part in the online mosaic phase of the project. Celestino Gonzalez, Adele Noriega and, Josefa de Larua are just a few of the 2,276 people from 1821 that the West Florida Genealogical...

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