Safety Harbor in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Safety Harbor Site
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States
Erected 1966 by U. S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & Archaeology • Landmarks • Native Americans • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 28° 0.521′ N, 82° 40.675′ W. Marker is in Safety Harbor, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is on Philppe Park Road, on the right when traveling south. Archaeological site at water's edge at the southeast tip of Philippe Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Safety Harbor FL 34695, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Philippe Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Odet PhilippeBahia Espiritu Santo Mission (about 800 feet away); Espiritu Santo Church (approx. half a mile away); Safety Harbor Historical Site: Tucker Mansion (approx. 1.2 miles away); Safety Harbor Historical Event: Peace Treaty Between the Tocobaga and the Calusa (approx. 1.2 miles away); Safety Harbor Historical Site: Safety Harbor School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Espiritu Santo Springs (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Safety Harbor.
More about this marker. Largest remaining Indian Mound in the Tampa Bay area, although 1/3 of it was washed away in an 1848 hurricane.
Regarding Safety Harbor Site. Nearby interpretive display board.
Also see . . .
1. Tocobago. (Submitted on November 19, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
2. Archaeological sites in Florida. (Submitted on November 19, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
Additional keywords. Indian mound, Tocobaga
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,510 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.