St. Petersburg in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Settlement and Post Office
Erected 1937 by Princess Hirrihigua Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series lists.
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. The marker sits on a grassy, triangular plot of land bordered by 4th Street South, Bayside Drive South, and Taylor Avenue South. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Petersburg FL 33705, 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. St. Mary, Our Lady of Grace Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); World's First Regularly Scheduled Commercial Airline World Record (approx. 1.6 miles away); Demens Landing (approx. 1.8 miles away); Peter Demens (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pioneer Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); S. H. Kress and Co. Building (approx. 1.8 miles away); Our Heroes of the World War (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.