Colonial Archaeological Trail Center




The Colonial Archaeological Trail Center is located in Pensacola, Florida, a historic village center that provides insight for visitors into the area's colonial type past. The center provides varied tours of the grounds, which include its lengthy trail and major sites along the way.

The trail is under a mile in length, heading through the village and stopping at major 18th century buildings. Guests can view an officers' kitchen and common house, as well as a compound that was built for officers in command. A series of garrison buildings showcase the uniforms and weaponry of the day, as well as showing how soldiers in the 18th century lived in the Florida area.

The trail is lined with many tropical trees and plants, many of them native to the area. Wildlife is in abundance, making the trail ideal for bird watchers and wildlife watchers. Walkers and hikers enjoy the trail, not a difficult route even for children. It is well maintained allowing even disabled people to wander through its beautiful areas and gain access to the archaeological exhibitions.

The Colonial Archaeological Trail Center encompasses some of the military history of the area. Visitors are rewarded with exceptional tours with trail guides that have an incredible knowledge of the area's military and cultural history. It is a trail that is popular with all ages.

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