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Safety Harbor in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Safety Harbor Site

 
 
Safety Harbor Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, May 12, 2008
1. Safety Harbor Site Marker
Inscription.
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
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. Touch for map. Archaeological site at water's edge at the southeast tip of Philippe Park. Marker is in this post office area: Safety Harbor FL 34695, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Philippe Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Odet Philippe (about 600 feet away); Bahia Espiritu Santo Mission (about 800 feet away); Espiritu Santo Church (approx. half a mile away); Espiritu Santo Springs (approx.
Safety Harbor Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, May 12, 2008
2. Safety Harbor Site Marker
marker, mound, and interpretive display board
1.4 miles away); “The Baranoff Oak” (approx. 1.4 miles away); Endangered (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Public School (approx. 6.1 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. Who were the Tocobago Indians?. (Submitted on November 19, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
3. Archaeological sites in Florida. (Submitted on November 19, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
 
Additional keywords. Indian mound, Tocobaga
 
Categories. AnthropologyLandmarksNative AmericansNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Information board 1 image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, April 17, 2008
3. Information board 1
Information board 2 image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, May 12, 2008
4. Information board 2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,334 times since then and 54 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.
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