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

Panfilo de Narvaez

April 15, 1528

 
 
Panfilo de Narvaez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Fr. Len Plazewski, November 4, 2010
1. Panfilo de Narvaez Marker
Inscription.  
Here Landed
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.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 27° 47.309′ N, 82° 45.158′ W. Marker is in St. 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. Marker is located at the entrance of Jungle Prada/Panifilo de Narvaez Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Petersburg FL 33710, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Mass in Florida (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stetson University College of Law (approx. 3 miles away); Rattlesnake Curve (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pioneering Pinellas Park (approx. 4.3 miles away); Gulfport Casino (approx. 4˝ miles away); St. Bartholomew's Church
Panfilo de Narvaez Marker and area image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, June 6, 2018
2. Panfilo de Narvaez Marker and area
(approx. 5.8 miles away); St. Paul Catholic Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); "Pass-A-Grille" (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Panfilo de Narvaez. This article is an excerpt from Volume 1 of Our Country, published in the late 1800s. (Submitted on November 5, 2010.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2010, by Fr. Len Plazewski of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,978 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 4, 2010, by Fr. Len Plazewski of Tampa, Florida.   2. submitted on October 15, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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