Saint Petersburg in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Panﬁlo de Narvaez
April 15, 1528
Panfilo de Narvaez
April 15, 1528
From the site of this ancient Indian village was launched the first exploration by the white man of the North American Continent.
Location. 27° 47.309′ N, 82° 45.158′ W. Marker is in Saint Petersburg, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street North and Elbow Lane North, on the left when traveling north on Park Street North. Click for map. Marker is located at the entrance of Jungle Prada/Panifilo de Narvaez Park. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Petersburg FL 33710, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stetson University College of Law (approx. 3 miles away); Pioneering Pinellas Park (approx. 4.3 miles away); St. Bartholomew's Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); St. Paul Catholic Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Lynching of John Evans (approx. 6.6 miles away but has been reported missing); PASS~A~GRILLE (approx. 6.9 miles away); S. H. Kress and Co. Building (approx. 7 miles away); Zephaniah Phillips' Homestead Site (approx. 7.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Panfilo de Narvaez. This article is an excerpt from volumn 1 of Our Country, published in the late 1800s. (Submitted on November 5, 2010.)
Categories. • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers •
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