8690 Pine Forest Rd.
Pensacola, FL 32534-3992
Phone: (850) 476-8989
Fax: (850) 478-2305
The Aston Broshnaham Park lies in the city of Pensacola in Florida, United States. This park consists of a complex of grounds that is mainly used for soccer but one can also play rugby, lacrosse, or flag football. Although the most popular sport played here is soccer, the grounds are also sometimes utilized for softball. Having several facilities, there is a covered pavilion as well as a picnic area.
This amusement park is a wonderfully built recreation complex which offers bumper boats, go-karts, a miniature golf course, and a wide variety of amusement rides. A full service, family friendly restaurant is also on site.
The arterial Palafox Street is the hub of all activity in the city. With a history dating back to the 19th Century, it is one of the city's oldest thoroughfares. During summer months, Palafox Street is flooded with farmers selling their fresh local produce. This is the time when the street is witness to the Palafox Market where flowers, baked items, jewelry etc. are sold.
Children and adults of all ages will enjoy the four exciting go-kart tracks located at this amusement center that also features a state-of-the-art game room and a snack bar offering delicious food and refreshments.
The Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola is one of the most visited churches in the city, not because they have excellent mass services but they also have great community outreach programs which offer counseling and the likes. The church also holds Sunday school, prayer meetings, Bible studies and more which could benefit your faith and peace of mind. This one of its kind church welcomes anyone and everyone with open arms to join them in prayers and healing. For further details, do visit their website.
Tracing its root as far back as the early 19th Century, Belmont-DeVilliers is one of the city's oldest quarters. The neighborhood has a rich African-American heritage as they were some of the first settlers in the area. Some of the city's oldest structures can be found in the area. Though it doesn't enjoy the prominence it once did, in the city's history, it' a legacy worth exploring.
Popularly known as the Chappie James House, the James House is a beautiful historic home. Said to be the house Daniel Chappie James, this house is located on less than one acre of land. The simple home with a roof on the top and the entrance that holds an additional roof like structure makes this home unique.
The Basilica of St. Michael The Archangel in Pensacola is a Catholic church that is built in Gothic Revival style of architecture. Imposing red doors welcome you inside the regal structure where you can attend mass or even spend some time in prayer. The historic church interiors have been well-preserved, with the beautiful stained-glass windows being a highlight. The church was canonized in 1781.
Seville Square, located in the historic district of Pensacola, was earlier an old settlement by the Spanish. Now this place houses some of the city's finest entertainment venues and restaurants and bars. One can also shop for wine and gifts from the stores here. There are also many museums and historic buildings that you can visit here.
A lush green lawn and trees surround the Plaza Ferdinand VII on Palafox Street. Named after a 19th-century Spanish royal the sprawling park houses a beautiful fountain, benches, a canon and the bust of General Andrew Jackson. Today, the park is a popular meeting place where local converge for recreation. The park attracts large crowds for New Year's Eve celebrations.
The Lavelle House, also referred to as the Charles Lavelle House, is one of first houses in town offering public guided tours. It was constructed in 1905 and is located in the Historic Pensacola Village. The house consists of varied rooms that are well furnished, and the structure is characterized by a French Creole Period style. An array of tours are arranged for the house and the vicinity. These tours mostly focus on Pensacola’s history as a Spanish Colony. The hanging panetiere in the kitchen and the rope bed are rare sights seen in the house. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 11, 1971.
What makes the Veterans Memorial Park special for the people of Pensacola is the permanent memorial of Wall South dedicated to the Vietnam war veterans. The Wall South is the miniature replica of The Vietnam Veteran Memorial in Washington D.C. that has the names of 58,219 Americans who perished in the war. The height of the wall is approximately 8 feet and 256 feet long with names inscribed on the granite face of the wall.