Tierra Verde in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fort De Soto Batteries and Military Post
Erected 2017 by Pinellas County Historic Preservation Board and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-965.)
Location. 27° 36.933′ N, 82° 44.142′ W. Marker is in Tierra Verde, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker can be reached from Anderson Boulevard (State Road 679) 0.4 miles west of Pinellas Bayway. Touch for map. Marker is located at the flagpole in front of the fort. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 Pinellas Bayway South, Saint Petersburg FL 33715, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spanish American War Memorial (here, next to this marker); 12-inch Seacoast Mortar: Model 1890-M1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American War Cannons from Egmont Key (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort De Soto Quartermaster Storehouse Museum (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tierra Verde Mound (approx. 3.8 miles away); Zephaniah Phillips' Homestead Site (approx. 5 miles away); "Pass-A-Grille" (approx. 5.1 miles away); Passage Key (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tierra Verde.
Also see . . . Fort DeSoto Park. (Submitted on July 18, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
Categories. Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.