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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Saint 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
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.

Location. 27° 47.309′ N, 82° 45.158′ W. Marker is in Saint 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. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance of Jungle Prada/Panifilo de Narvaez Park. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Petersburg FL 33710, United States of America.
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); Pioneering Pinellas Park (approx. 4.3 miles away); St. Bartholomew's Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); St. Paul Catholic Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); "Pass-A-Grille" (approx. 6.9 miles away); S. H. Kress and Co. Building (approx. 7 miles away); Pinellas County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away).
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.) 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2010, by Fr. Len Plazewski of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,868 times since then and 45 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 4, 2010, by Fr. Len Plazewski of Tampa, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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