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The neighborhood of Bay Forest is located along the Perdido Bay in the Pensacola, Florida, area. The public schools for children in this community are Bellview Elementary School, Bellview Middle School, and Pine Forest High School. High school students and adults can take classes at George Stone Area Vocational Technical Center. Higher education is locally offered by Troy University, Pensacola State College, and the University of West Florida. The Westside Branch Library is also nearby.
The city of Pensacola was founded in 1559 and has had a Spanish, British, French, Confederate, and American flag flying over the city at some point in its history. This exceptional past is celebrated each year at the Fiesta of Five Flags. Local history buffs visit Historic Pensacola Village, Fort Pickens, and Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum. Other local museums include the Pensacola Museum of Art and the National Naval Aviation Museum.
Those interested in nature may explore Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park and Big Lagoon State Park. The boardwalk near Bayou Marcus Water Reclamation Facility is an excellent place from which to observe local wildlife.
There is no lack of entertainment in Pensacola. Shoppers browse through more than 125 stores at the Cordova Mall; golfers play on the Osceola Golf Course; and theatergoers attend performances at the Saenger Theatre. The Milestone Aquatic Club offers swimming classes and open swim times, as well as swim teams. The Pensacola Beach area provides shopping and dining at many venues, and of course, beach activities.