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Town and Country Plaza …

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Town and Country Plaza 2 _ 1956_RTP_14 Dec 15 _SFW

This is a view of Town and Country Plaza being built back in the early 1960’s.  The camera was a Wide-Lux Panoramic camera that used 120 roll film.  I do not know who the developers of this project were, but I doubt that this was a local group.  The road in the foreground was called ” Pottery Plant Road ” and was eventually changed to Fairfield Drive since the Pensacola Interstate Fair used to be located on this road before it was relocated to Mobile Highway.  Here is one more view …


Town and Country Plaza _ 1956_RTP_14 Dec 15_SFW

Back when this shopping center was built, no one could envision a shopping mall that would be enclosed and air conditioned.  In fact, I am sure a lot of people at this time would ask ” what is air conditioning ? ” .  If anyone wants to share there shopping experiences here at Town and Country Plaza, please feel free.   Thanks for looking and please check back.  And Happy Holidays to everyone …



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  1. Town and Country Plaza opened in 1957.


    Billy Tarbuck

    December 19, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    • Thanks Billy …


      Frank Hardy

      December 23, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    • That sounds right Billy.. TY What was the Anchor Dept store there ? Was it Gayfer’s ?


      Katherine R. Weinmann

      March 14, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    • I worked at G.C. Murphy Co. In Town and country in the 50’s. Would love to hear from some friends there, such as Betty Polk. Good times! The Vagabond was across the street.


      Alandbetty Reed

      April 30, 2018 at 8:42 pm

      • I would be interested in hearing from anyone also. If you have any info, you can contact me directly by my email. Thanks … Frank


        Frank Hardy

        July 12, 2018 at 11:01 am

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