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St. Petersburg in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Settlement and Post Office

 
 
First Settlement and Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, December 8, 2011
1. First Settlement and Post Office Marker
Inscription. One fourth mile east from this point is the site of the first settlement in 1857 and the first Post Office in 1876 of St. Petersburg, then called Pinellas.
 
Erected 1937 by Princess Hirrihigua Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 27° 44.72′ N, 82° 38.309′ W. Marker is in St. Petersburg, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street South and Bayside Drive South, on the left when traveling south on 4th Street South. Click for map. The marker sits on a grassy, triangular plot of land bordered by 4th Street South, Bayside Drive South, and Taylor Avenue South. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Petersburg FL 33705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Mary, Our Lady of Grace Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); World's First Regularly Scheduled Commercial Airline (approx. 1.5 miles away); World Record (approx. 1.6 miles away); Demens Landing (approx. 1.8 miles away); Peter Demens
First Settlement and Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, December 8, 2011
2. First Settlement and Post Office Marker
The marker is approximately 1.8 miles south of downtown St. Petersburg, seen in the distance.
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Pioneer Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); S. H. Kress and Co. Building (approx. 1.8 miles away); Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway Terminus (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Petersburg.
 
More about this marker. The marker was made by the Lebanon Foundry Co. of Lebanon, NH, and is capped with the logo of the Daughters of the American Revolution. It sits along the western edge of St. Petersburg's Big Bayou neighborhood.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
First Settlement and Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, December 8, 2011
3. First Settlement and Post Office Marker
The marker stands at the entrance to the Big Bayou Neighborhood of St. Petersburg.
 
 
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