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  • The Plummers

     This home at 215 North Reus Street stands as a solid indication that the W. Alexander and Mary Plummer family had an affluent lifestyle.   Tony McCray, Sr., in the 1992 souvenir booklet entitled “Pensacola Black History” states Alexander Plummer was a well-to-do Black entrepreneur and that he invested heavily in Negro-owned businesses in the 1890s.  In …

  • Escambia Furniture Store

    Escambia Furniture Store was the place to shop for furnishings for homes and offices in the late 19th and early and mid-20th centuries.  Owner George B. Green welcomed all people to shop at this three story store prominently located 321 North DeVilliers Street, at the corner of Belmont and De Villiers Streets.  Dr. Booker T. Washington noted in 1907 in his …

  • Morris Funeral Home

    Joe Morris Funeral Home has stood at 701 North De Villiers Street and is spread from Gadsden Street to Cervantes Street since 1913.  It began as a home-styled funeral parlor and, according to Rhonda Pierce in her book De Villiers, was first operated by Joe’s father, Prince, who passed it to his two sons, Richard III …