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The Waltons were freedom-fighters

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Title:
The Waltons were freedom-fighters
Physical Description:
1 online resource (2 p.) : ill. ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Dunn, Hampton
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Dwellings -- Florida -- Pensacola   ( lcsh )
Historic buildings -- Florida -- Pensacola   ( lcsh )
Description and travel -- Pensacola (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
non-fiction   ( marcgt )

Notes

Abstract:
Typescript of Photouring Florida column that describes the Dorothy Walton house in Pensacola and her grave in the St. Michael's Cemetery.
Statement of Responsibility:
by Hampton Dunn.
General Note:
Title from caption on PDF of p.1 (viewed July 16, 2010).
General Note:
At head of title: Photouring Florida.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 002221208
oclc - 648148161
usfldc doi - D33-0084
usfldc handle - d33.84
System ID:
SFS0000465:00001


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-f15THE WALTONS WERE FREEDOM-FIGHTERS By HAMPTON DUNN PENSACOLA --Dorthy Camber Walton was a beautiful young woman with a lot of spunk. Her father was a Tory who had been granted much land in Georgia by the Crown He stayed loyal, but daring Dorthy disobeyed her father and married George Walton, a brave and brilliant Revolutionist. Dorthy was disinherited and her father went back to England. George became one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He fought in the Revolution, was wounded in the siege of Savannah and became a prisoner of war, later exchanged for a British Captain of the Navy. Dorthy also was a prisoner of war. She was sent to the West Indian Islands and later swapped. George Walton served the new nation and his state in many ways (governor, chief justice, member of Continental Congress, member of the Constitutional Convention, U.S. Senator) before his death in 1804. His devoted widow moved to Pensacola and in 1810 built a home now known as the "Dorthy Walton House." Her son, George Walton II became one of the outstanding leaders of pioneer Florida. He was appointed acting governor by Andrew Jackson during provisional rule. He also was Secretary of the Territory and a stormy figure he was. In 1826, shortly after his retirement, on account of strictures upon his official conduct, he fought a duel with Dr. McMahon of Pensacola and was wounded. Fort Walton Beach and Walton County were named in his honor. Dorthy Walton died in 1832 and is buried in historic old St. Michael's Cemetery. The Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution unveiled a bronze tablet at the grave.

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