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'''Welcome to the History Portal'''. Here you will find links to the categories and articles that explore Pensacola's rich history.
Pensacola is known as '''[[America's First Settlement]]''' for a colony led by [[Tristán de Luna y Arellano]] in [], which was wiped out by a [[hurricane]]. Previous Native American inhabitants date back to the [[Deptford]] civilization of around 50 BCE. Pensacola was resettled in [[
1696]] and at various times has been under the possession of Spain, France, Britain, the Confederacy and the United States, earning the nickname the '''[[City of Five Flags]]'''.