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Pensacola celebrates 450 years For 450 days
The public is invited to a kick-off celebration on May 23 at 5 p.m. The street party will be held on Palafox Place surrounding the fountain at the Escambia County Courthouse.
Pensacola is throwing one of the longest parties in history to celebrate having the longest history in North America. To commemorate its 450th anniversary, Pensacola will celebrate for 450 days from May 23, 2008 to August 15, 2009. Pensacola was founded in 1559, six years before St. Augustine.