Florida Public Archaeology Network

Gulf Red Snapper Fishing
3:18 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

A Look At The History Of Red Snapper Fishing In Pensacola

This map shows the transition in fishing grounds during the boom years of the red snapper fishing industry from Pensacola.
Nicole Bacchino Florida Public Archaeology Network

The state recreational Gulf red snapper fishing season is underway. Pensacola has a long history of red snapper fishing. Commercial fishermen began traveling to Pensacola to fish for them in the 1840s. The industry was interrupted by the Civil War, then picked up in 1865.

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Archaeology Month
12:21 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Florida History Highlighted During Archaeology Month

Credit Florida Public Archaeology Network

The Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) has scheduled a full slate of events in March in observance of Archaeology Month 2014 in Florida.  During the month, FPAN joins with the Florida Division of Historical Resources, Florida Archaeological Council and Florida Anthropological Society to present a number of programs for the public.

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