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Pensacola Naval Air Station Historic District

Pensacola, Florida
County of Escambia.
Pensacola Naval Air Station
National Register Number: 76000595
Resource type: District.
Property type: Defense - naval facility. The threat level was Threatened in
2008.
Congressional District: FL-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Active Naval Air Base.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
Established in January 1914, this was the United States' first permanent naval air station, first Navy pilot training center, and first U.S. naval installation to send pilots into combat.

Condition:
Castastrophic damage of buildings and landscaping by Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and consequent demolition of severly damaged buildings.

The nearing completion of the Mitigation Landscape Project, planned with consulting parties to mitigate the adverse affect of demolition of historic facilities within the NHLD.


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