WEAR and West Florida Medical Group DeLuna Treasure Hunt Winners Announced
Competing for three weeks to find the treasure Fiesta of Five Flags announces, Vicki Woolford, Phyllis Johnson and Alexander Zelius as the winners of the WEAR and West Florida Medical Group DeLuna Treasure Hunt.
This team has never won the grand prize. Vicki and Alexander are longtime players. In fact, Vicki has been playing for 20 years. Congratulations! This prize is well deserved.
About the Fiesta of Five Flags DeLuna Treasure Hunt
Annually, the Fiesta of Five Flags Association uncovers a series of historical references to the whereabouts of Don Tristan DeLuna's lost treasure and offers clues to find these valuable items. This historically based treasure hunt is one of the most popular Fiesta events for individuals, groups and families.
There's still a chance to win a second, thirdand bonus prizes of the Treasure Hunt. This years second prize winner will receive $500 in cash, and the third prize winner will receive $250 in cash. Five bonus prizes of $100 each will also be awarded.
Sponsors of the WEAR and West Florida Medical Group DeLuna Treasure Hunt are WEAR ABC 3, WFGX My 35, West Florida Medical Group and Jewelers Trade Shop.
Along a generals namesake street find a place where young were taught. Now manned by the people who pry, it shows your key as a partner of art.
South along the very same street the coin can easily be seen. Use the landmarks in the chest to find a quote on a wall.
Clue Eight The early Spanish maps of Pensacola and the later one by Durnford show a western boundary there that no one now might know.
Just west of where military birds collect but never fly away, your key on the marker names that western border waterway. Clue Seven Pensacola's beautiful highway on the bluffs quietly hides its history as you pass. Find its brochure if you like and never-suspected stories will be told.
Going north from the start look left for a marker with history of the point. Amid the many familiar names your key is the army the vet came from.
Clue Six The old city hall has new exhibits but T.T. is still represented. Take the new tour to see how all of this began.
Some relics remain but the shipwrecks a loss. Your keys in the name of the first flags cross. Clue Five Seek Pace area history online and find Friends of the Pace Library. In their local history project M. Luther introduces a Creek Grand Chief....
American Brigadier General, Spanish consular agent, and silent partner in a trading company, his true allegiance was always to his tribesmen. Your key is in the name of this remarkable chief.
Clue Four A new markers on the busy street that runs behind the new-named center. Read of the storm-delayed dedication that happened in 07 and not 06.
Fifty years it housed the rites only to be outgrown. Your key names the group on the marker that finally moved on.
Clue Three Yellow fever came in waves in Pensacola filling the cemeteries in multiple years. In a corner of the masons ground ten small stones tell one of these years.
West of these another years victim rests, her importance supported by historic names. Amid older dates on a newer stone, your key is the longest word you see.
Clue Two African-American history here may be found in a new brochure. You may have noticed it before... while on this very tour.
Spend some time to read it. And find your key in the name of the Spanish admiral who had their help to build the fort.
Clue One The ones that came first were wrecked but one is giving up its secrets.... Those who study it have a marker you can see from slightly west.
By the wayside, see center and stone and neither should get a snub. The key you seek is in the name of the third and final club.
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