The Florida Women’s Heritage Trail has more than 30 pages of important places and “firsts” throughout women’s history. You can find some of those great sites that are located in Central Florida by checking out this article here-- but we wanted to share some of our favorites from around the state as well.
We narrowed it down to ten for this article, but you can check out the full trail here. JULEE COTTAGE MUSEUM, Pensacola The cottage belonged to Julee Panton, a “free woman of color” who worked to purchase the freedom of her fellow blacks.
The cottage was later owned by a succession of free black women. The simple wooden vernacular building, built between 1804 and 1808 during the Second Spanish Period, is Pensacola’s only surviving example