Located at Pensacola's scenic port this bronze statue of it's founder, DeLuna rightfully faces the land with his back to the bay.
It seems that even though the original Spanish settlement failed, Pensacola was well established before Jamestown or St. Augustine.
What-do-ya-know? The Luna Expedition landed on Pensacola on my birthday (August 14) in the year 1559
The beautiful setting for this historic marker and all it's engraved stones makes visitors feel a part of the history. The nearby marina and working docks on the port of Pensacola provides a background of sounds and reflected light.