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Galvez Celebration Week begins in Pensacola
PENSACOLA -- Today marks the beginning of "Galvez Celebration Week" in Pensacola which honors Spanish Commander Bernardo de Galvez.
Galvez was an American ally during the Revolutionary War.
23 Spanish dignitaries arrived last night to take part in the festivities.
The mayor of Pensacola's sister city, Macharaviaya, is also in town.
Organizers say the Spanish influence in Pensacola is an important part of the city's history.
Ceremonies will be held Wednesday at Fort George and the TT Wentworth Museum.