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A view south of Pensacola as the Spanish explorer Don Tristan de Luna de Arellano arrives in 1559. The party anchored in Pensacola Bay, which they called "Ochuse", and set up the encampment of Puerto de Santa Maria during the summer of 1559 at the site of the modern day Naval Air Station Pensacola.
Don Tristan then established an ephemeral colony on the shore soon thereafter that became the first European settlement within the continental boundaries of the United States.
“Pensacola Beach 1559”