Eglin Timeline

Main

Spanish, French, British Flags

1513 AD - 1819 AD

Native Populations Declined

1513 AD - 1685 AD

Juan Ponce de Leon

1513 AD - 1514 AD

Hernando de Soto

1521 AD - 1522 AD

US Property

1819 AD - 1845 AD

Building Infrastructure

1845 AD - 1900 AD

US State

1845 AD - 1846 AD

Eglin Army Bombing and Gunnary Base

1935 - 1946

Choctawhatchee National Forest

1940 AD - 1941 AD

World War II

1941 - 1945

Eglin Field

1946 - 1957

Eglin AFB

1957 - Present