In order to keep our members and the public safe, PAS is meeting virtually on Zoom! Meetings take place at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month and the meeting links are available on our website, Facebook, via email, and in the newsletter. We hope that you will join us!

NOTE: If you are unable to attend a membership meeting, you can request a copy of the recording by emailing The release of the recording is subject to approval by the speaker. The recordings are not meant for further distribution and all individuals should follow the FAS/PAS goals and ethics found here.

The PAS Board of Directors meets on the second Tuesday of each month via Zoom, prior to the membership meeting, at 5 p.m. Members are welcome to attend these planning meetings and if you would like to do so, please email Meghan Mumford at and we she forward you our board meeting link.

The Zoom platform is very user friendly and can be downloaded onto your computer or you can simply attend through your internet browser. The following link and information can help get you set up and ready to enjoy our PAS meetings right in your own home!

NOTE- If you have multiple Zoom accounts e. g. UWF and personal accounts or multiple personal accounts, be sure that you are signed in to the Zoom account that corresponds to the email that you used to register for the PAS Zoom meeting.

“Joining a Meeting” – Zoom Tutorial:


January 12 – “Pensacola Area in 1821: History and Archaeology” by Dr. Elizabeth Benchley, Director of the UWF Archaeology Insistute

February 9 – “Pensacola’s Early American Jails: History and Archaeology” by Meghan Mumford, Faculty Research Associate, Collections Manager, and Archaeologist, UWF Archaeology Institute

March 9 – “UWF Field Schools: Summer 2019 Recap and Summer 2021 Preview” by Dr. John Worth, Dr. John Bratten, and Dr. Ramie Gougeon, UWF Anthropology Department

April 13 – A “post of annoyance” or Our Beloved Home? The Spanish Citizenry of Pensacola during the last decades of Colonial Rule in West Florida, 1783-1821 by Deborah Mullins, Historical Archaeologist

May 11 – “They’re Still Here: Spend some time with the people of 1821” by Jennifer Melcher, Faculty Research Associate, UWF Archaeology Institute

July 13 – “The Perfect Storm: Why Spain Abandoned Florida” by Dr. Brain Rucker, Pensacola State College
Please register for the presentation in advance at

August 10 – Margo Stringfield, UWF Archaeology Institute, will discuss her research on the people of Pensacola in 1821.


PAS is extending the lecture series through August in celebration of Escambia County’s 200th anniversary! Check back for more details and links for upcoming meetings!


In the future, we hope to return to our meeting space in the Choir Room at Trinity Presbyterian Church located at 3400 Bayou Boulevard