USS "Oriskany" sinking to form an artificial reef - 39 km south from Pensacola, Florida, to become an artificially reef for diving enthusiasts tourists. Now, "Oriskany" is "the largest vessel ever sunk to make a reef". "The Times" of London named the Oriskany wreck as one of the top ten wreck diving sites in the world.
Baars Estate, Cordova Park Baars Estate, about in the area now known as Cordova Park subdivision in Pensacola. The house was called "The Towers" and was east of Avenue, south of Bayou Boulevard and just east of the park that borders Avenue.