Our Mission:

UWF Historic Trust is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting, and sharing the history of Northwest Florida.

Help us keep Pensacola history alive!

 

Tourist/Visitor Information

The UWF Historic Trust's Historic Pensacola complex and Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday. The museums, sites, and centers will reopen on Saturday, November 29. The administrative offices will reopen on Monday, December 3.

 

Check out Historic Pensacola Village on WSRE's In Your Own Backyard

24th Annual Haunted House Walking

and Trolley Tours

Last night is November 1, 2014

We are haunting Historic Pensacola on Fridays and Saturdays, October 24, 25 and November 1. Walking Tours depart at 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30, and 9 p.m. Trolley Tours depart at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m. All tours last slightly over an hour. No tours go into any residences or offices. Costumed volunteer guides share the haunted history of Pensacola as we stroll through Historic Pensacola. The stories have been researched by the Pensacola Historical Society, who began these tours as a fundraiser 24 years ago. We have continued the legacy by introducing new stories throughout the years.

For more information, please call Wendi at 850.595.5985 ext. 111 between 10:00 and 4:00 Monday through Saturday. On tour nights, if you need information for that night's tour please call 850.595.5840.

To purchase tickets over the phone, call Wendi at 850.595.5985 ext. 111. To purchase tickets in person prior to the tour nights, please call Wendi to check availability at 850.595.5985 ext. 111 before visiting the UWF Historic Trust Administrative Offices on the 2nd floor of the J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church Street.

Tours meet at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center, 117 East Government St. We are across from the Seville Quarter Entertainment Complex on Government Street between Jefferson and Tarragona Streets.

Parking is available streetside as well as in our parking lot that borders Tarragona, Church, and Zaragoza Streets. Or our small lot off Zaragoza Street in Historic Pensacola Village.

Ghastly Ghosts of North Seville

This Walking Tour travels to Government Street highlighting the haunts of Seville Square, such as the favorite Dorr House. For more information on tour nights please call, 595.5840. Click here to purchase Ghastly Ghost tickets.

Murder and Mayhem

Tour along Intendencia Street one of the most haunted in Pensacola on the Murder and Mayhem Walking Tour. Click here to purchase Murder and Mayhem tickets.

Adults Only Redlight Tour

Learn Pensacola's darker history on this walking tour of the ghosts of bars and brothels. This walking tour explores Palafox Street. No Redlight Tour on Friday, October 17 Gallery Night. Click here to purchase Redlight Tour tickets.

Tragedy and Terror of South Seville

Learn about the ghosts of Pensacola's seafaring past along Zaragoza Street on the Tragedy and Terror of South Seville Walking tour. Click here to purchase Tragedy and Terror tickets.

Trolley of the Doomed

Travel with the Trolley of the Doomed and learn the haunted history of Pensacola's North Hill. Participants do not exit the trolley during the tour. Trolley tours can sell out quickly. The Trolley of the Doomed will meet across from the rear entrance of the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. Click here to purchase Trolley of the Doomed Tickets.

Pensacola Children's Museum

The Discovery Gallery on the first floor is a hands-on exploration of Pensacola's colonial history. The second floor explores Pensacola's military, maritime, industrial, multicultural, Native American, and Civil War history. Please see our page for further information. Or call 850.595.1559.

Living History in Historic Pensacola Village

Learn early 19th century cooking techniques and trade-skills from costumed Living History interpreters every Saturday in Historic Pensacola Village. Cooking takes place in an authentically recreated detached kitchen house using actual 18th and 19th century recipes. Trades demonstrated include sewing, basket weaving, and wood working. Demonstration schedules vary and are subject to change. Both cooking and trade demonstrations are included with the Village admission.

Historic Pensacola Village, 205 East Zaragoza Street, 850.595.5993
$6 adults, $5 AAA, Senior Citizen 65+ and Active Military, $3 children between 4-16

 

Meeting Announcements

A UWF Historic Trust Board of Directors Meeting will be held  Thursday, November 6, 2014 at Noon at the J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church Street, Pensacola, FL.  The meeting is open to the public.  For more information or a copy of the agenda, please call Amy Eve at (850) 595-5985 or email aeve@uwf.edu

 

Read more to find out what is happening with Historic Pensacola Village, the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum and the Pensacola Historical Society.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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