• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

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Contact Public Affairs

For additional media inquiries, please contact the park's Public Affairs Officer, Daniel R. Brown, at:

Gulf Islands National Seashore

1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway

Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563

Phone: 850-934-2604

Fax: 850-932-9654

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Did You Know?

Murray Dorty, an African-American Union Civil War re-enactor, stands at attention inside Fort Massachusetts.

The 2nd Regiment of Louisiana Native Guards trained on Ship Island and became the first black unit on April 9, 1863 on the Gulf Frontier. They met Confederate forces in battle during a raid on Pascagoula, MS.