Room 11

Governor George Johnstone (1730 - 1787)

This comfortable room features a king size bed with all new linens, private bath with shower/tub, hair dryer, tea/coffee maker, writing desk, flat screen TV, mini-fridge, complimentary WiFi, daily room service, and more.  Governor Johnstone was the first governor of British West Florida. He came to Pensacola in October of 1764 and inaugurated civil government after more than a year of military rule in the province. Johnstone was assisted by a council of twelve, which included the chief justice. In 1766, elections were held for an assembly drawn from the five districts of the colony. Under Johnston’s leadership, these elections provided the first representative government ever enjoyed here in Pensacola. In 1767, following trouble with military and civilians, he was recalled as governor. His leadership provided direction in transforming Pensacola from a small Spanish outpost into an 18th century British colonial village. Johnstone introduced desirable community standards, helped to improve law and order, encouraged the assignment of quality tradesmen, and instituted a form of representation government.
New World Inn: Book Your Holiday Stay

There is nothing like downtown Pensacola during the holidays. From the various family-friendly holiday events that fill the town square, to the bustle and twinkle lights that adorn our home along Palafox Street, it's impossible not to get in the holiday spirit when you're here! And when the owners of New World Inn see the … Read More

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  Yes, you read that right! While Skopelos is still closed for hurricane repairs (and will be for a while), Executive Chef Gus Silivos will host a special Skopelos Night for one night only, this Friday, October 30th. The evening will feature a selection of Skopelos favorites and will take place at Chef Silivos' sister restaurant, Nancy's Catering & Events, located at 555 Scenic … Read More

Skopelos 4th Annual Greek Wine Dinner

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