This park is one of the City’s oldest squares, appearing on a map from 1884.
It was said to have had a pond and a tennis court at one time, and was the home of a local baseball team before that (see article in Pensacola Journal slide), but currently includes a gazebo (downtown Seville Square’s old gazebo), a children’s play area, a Little Free Library, and plenty of walking paths with plantings donated by the North Hill Preservation Association.
Large heritage Live Oaks and Cypress trees adorn the corners of the park. There are plans to plant a magnolia tree in memory of longtime resident/historian Bill Turner in the southwest corner to replace a Cypress tree that had been removed. Bill’s mom, Joyce, had spear headed the movement to preserve and protect the neighborhood’s homes and to include them under the National Register of Historic Places. Look for the historical marker plaque near the circular round under the old oak tree.
The neighborhood’s many events take place here: Cinema on the Green, Spring and Fall Festivals, and Luminary Night.