On April eleven, 1879, John Thomas Brooks purchased at a public public sale in Milton , Florida, 111 acres in Part 24, Township 2, Vary 24 of Santa Rosa County , a portion of the property of Henry Penny whose heirs had didn’t pay the taxes on the property.
The economy of Fort Walton Beach is pushed by two major factors: tourism and the army. Prehistoric settlement of Fort Walton Beach is attributed to the mound constructing ” Fort Walton Tradition ” that flourished from roughly 1100~1550 ADVERT. It is believed that this tradition evolved out of the Weeden Island culture.
In the metropolis, the population was unfold out with 22.4% beneath the age of 18, eight.9% from 18 to 24, 29.three% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from forty five to 64, and 16.three% who had been sixty five years of age or older. There are two major Air Power bases which border Fort Walton Beach.
Nearby Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (airport code VPS) serves Fort Walton Beach, in addition to Valparaiso, Florida Airways that currently serve Northwest Florida Regional Airport are Allegiant Airways, American Eagle, Delta Air Traces, and Delta Connection.
On April eleven, 1879, John Thomas Brooks purchased at a public auction in Milton , Florida, 111 acres in Section 24, Township 2, Vary 24 of Santa Rosa County , a portion of the property of Henry Penny whose heirs had failed to pay the taxes on the property.