The interesting thing about local history is just that. It’s interesting. And it doesn’t have to be a long-ago event.
While in Pensacola, Steve Morrison, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, completed his flight training at the Pensacola Naval Air Station in 1941. Steve and wife Clara welcomed son Jim Morrison who was born on December 8, 1943.
Steve Morrison was a highly-decorated naval officer who became a Rear Admiral in 1966.
After attending Florida State University and graduating from the University of California at Los Angeles, Jim Morrison, a gifted singer and lyricist, became a legendary and mysterious rock star that died in Paris in 1972.
The Jim Morrison home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 as part of the Downtown Pensacola Historic District.
Marker ID: FLHM F-914
107 West Gregory Street
N 30° 24.899 W 087° 13.075