FLOR500, Garden 5 Andres de Arriola, Spanish Governor of Pensacola (ca. 1650–?) Andres de Arriola, a naval officer, had visited Pensacola Bay in 1695 in search of pirates. He was later chosen to lead the Spanish expedition to settle the area, though he believed that the Mississippi River would be a better choice for settlement. In 1698, Arriola established Presidio Santa María de Galve, on the site of today’s Pensacola Naval Air Station. He remained as governor until August 1700, and later became a captain-general in the Spanish navy.
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Andres de Arriola, Spanish Governor of Pensacola

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Andres de Arriola, Spanish Governor of Pensacola

(ca. 1650–?)

Andres de Arriola, a naval officer, had visited Pensacola Bay in 1695 in search of pirates. He was later chosen to lead the Spanish expedition to settle the area, though he believed that the Mississippi River would be a better choice for settlement. In 1698, Arriola established Presidio Santa María de Galve, on the site of today’s Pensacola Naval Air Station. He remained as governor until August 1700, and later became a captain-general in the Spanish navy.





 




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