History

Steeped in History in Northwest Florida

Northwest Florida is steeped in history in small southern towns. Discover our roots of civil war skirmishes and battles marked with historic markers from beaches to Florida state line. Gorgeous antebellum homes, pre-civil war churches and red brick structures have many stories to tell. For example, historic buildings in this region are rare sites such as tobacco barns. There is so much history around to see and many are on the National Registry of Historic Places. Look up where the places are here.

The best part about it is, old Florida charm and character are all around Northwest Florida. Take our advice and tour the small towns such as Apalachicola, Quincy, Chattahoochee, Marianna, Chipley, Bonifay, Defuniak Springs, St. Andrews in Panama City to see the remarkable antebellum homes, buildings and churches.

While touring around, take advantage of historic markers that are spotted along the back roads telling stories of the way it was. With it being said, it shows why Northwest Florida is steeped in history.