36 Places to Experience Unusual History in Florida - Atlas Obscura

History in Florida

Discover 36 places to experience unusual history in Florida.

Pensacola, Florida

Chappie James Museum

A small museum celebrating the life of the first Black four-star general in Air Force history.
Pensacola, Florida

Saenger Theatre Pensacola

A Grand Dame of the vaudeville circuit restored to its former glory.
Pensacola, Florida

Johnson Beach

A pristine beach on the Gulf of Mexico with deep ties to Pensacola’s Black community.
New Port Richey, Florida

Richey Suncoast Theatre

This historic silent film-era theater is now a community playhouse with a chilling visitor.