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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 an [[Luna expedition|ephemeral colony ]] led by [[Tristán de Luna y Arellano]] in [[1559]], 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 [[1698]] and at various times has been under the possession of [[Spanish Pensacola|Spain]], [[French Pensacola|France]], [[British Pensacola|Britain]], the [[Confederacy ]] and the United States, earning the nickname the '''[[City of Five Flags]]'''.

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