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Was your ancestor in the Ku Klux Klan?

Here is the membership roll from T.T. Wentworth’s ledger. The UWF Historic Trust is digitizing the records and will make them available online soon. Click…

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Wentworth’s sensationalized history of the KKK

In 1927, the editor of the Ku Klux Klan’s monthly periodical “The Kourier,” asked T.T. Wentworth, Jr. to write an article on the rebirth of…

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Wentworth covered up his KKK history

Historian, community activist and Pensacola City Council candidate Teniade Broughton has posted on her Facebook page a newspaper article from July 10, 1977 about the…

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UWF looking into renaming Wentworth museum

From UWF: Yesterday evening, UWF Historic Trust leadership was made aware of T.T. Wentworth Jr.’s role as a leader in the Ku Klux Klan. This…

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T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Museum: ‘From the Vault”

The University of West Florida Historic Trust has a new exhibit– “From The Vault: Why and What we Collect”– at the T. T. Wentworth, Jr….

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Visit Pensacola promotes Trader Jon resurrection at T.T. Wentworth

PENSACOLA, FLA.: Beloved by generations of Pensacolians and Naval aviators alike, a new replica exhibit on the second floor of the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida…

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Trader Jon’s coming to T.T. Wentworth [podcast]

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Dr. Brendan Kelly, UWF Vice President for University Advancement, announced the UWF Historic Trust will bring Trader Jon’s to the second…

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New T.T. Wentworth exhibit on City of Five Flags opens tomorrow

As the first European settlement in the continental United States, Pensacola boasts a richly diverse and storied history that is getting the full treatment in…

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Do You Have a Favorite Florida Building?

Pensacola is about to get some well-deserved attention. The Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida) is naming both the T.T. Wentworth,…

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