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History of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA

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  • 1892 - February 29 - St. Petersburg, Florida is incorporated.

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  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Heavy Traffic on the Recreation Pier, St. Petersburg, Fla. "The Sunshine City"
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  • 1906
    Saint Petersburg, a banking post-town of Hillsboro co., Fla., on Tampa Bay and on the Atlantic Coast Line, 31 miles S. of Tarpon Springs. It has ice...Read MORE...


  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Central Avenue from 3rd Street
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  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Saint Peters Episcopal Church
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  • 1914 - The world's first scheduled commercial airline flight occurred in Florida on January 1, 1914.
    Young aviator Tony Jannus made history when he flew the world's first scheduled passenger service airline flight from St. Petersburg's downtown yacht ...Read MORE...


  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Beach Drive from Fifth Avenue
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  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    First National Bank
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  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Million Dollar Senior High School
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  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Vinoy Park Hotel
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  • News 1921 - SOUTH FLORIDA COUNTS LOSSES. Gulf Hurricane Does Great Damage. TAMPA SUFFERS MOST. Gale Wipes Out Small Obstacles in Path but Few Lives Are Lost.
    ...Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 26. - The entire waterfront of St. Petersburg was wiped out by the gulf storm yesterday, the worst gale the city has ever ...Read MORE...


  • News 1922 - ATTACKED BY FISH, YOUNG LADY DIES
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 17. — Supposedly attacked by barracuda, a species of carnivorous fish, while swimming near the municipal pier today, Miss...Read MORE...


  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    First Church of Christ, Scientist
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  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Mound Park Hospital
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  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Madeira Beach Shopping Center, Holiday Isles
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  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Airplane View of Million Dollar Recreation Pier
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  • Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Famous Green Benches
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  • 1953 - May 31 - WSUN TV channel 38 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (IND) 1st broadcast

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  • News 1955 - Fall Proves Fatal
    St. Petersburg, Fla., (AP) – Mack HOPEEN, 37, a construction worker, rolled off a divan where he was sleeping, struck his neck on the ragged edge of...Read MORE...


  • 1970 - September 7 - A lightning bolt struck a group of football players at Gibbs High School in Saint Petersburg FL, killing two persons and injuring 22 others. All the thirty-eight players and four coaches were knocked off their feet.

    The Weather Channel



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Heavy Traffic on the Recreation Pier, St. Petersburg, Fla. "The Sunshine City"
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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Saint Peters Episcopal Church
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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Central Avenue from 3rd Street
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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First National Bank
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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Beach Drive from Fifth Avenue
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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Million Dollar Senior High School
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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Vinoy Park Hotel
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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First Church of Christ, Scientist
Postcard

Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
Pinterest
Mound Park Hospital
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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Madeira Beach Shopping Center, Holiday Isles
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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Airplane View of Million Dollar Recreation Pier
Postcard

Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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Famous Green Benches
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  • 1892 - February 29 - St. Petersburg, Florida is incorporated.

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  • St. Petersburg, FL - Travel Thru History


    208 St. Petersburg, FL - Travel Thru History - Full Episode (www.youtube.com)
  • 1906
    Saint Petersburg, a banking post-town of Hillsboro co., Fla., on Tampa Bay and on the Atlantic Coast Line, 31 miles S. of Tarpon Springs. It has ice... Read MORE...

  • 1914 - The world's first scheduled commercial airline flight occurred in Florida on January 1, 1914.
    Young aviator Tony Jannus made history when he flew the world's first scheduled passenger service airline flight from St. Petersburg's downtown yacht ... Read MORE...

  • News  1921 - SOUTH FLORIDA COUNTS LOSSES. Gulf Hurricane Does Great Damage. TAMPA SUFFERS MOST. Gale Wipes Out Small Obstacles in Path but Few Lives Are Lost.
    ...Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 26. - The entire waterfront of St. Petersburg was wiped out by the gulf storm yesterday, the worst gale the city has ever ... Read MORE...

  • News  1922 - ATTACKED BY FISH, YOUNG LADY DIES
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 17. — Supposedly attacked by barracuda, a species of carnivorous fish, while swimming near the municipal pier today, Miss... Read MORE...

  • 1953 - May 31 - WSUN TV channel 38 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (IND) 1st broadcast

    historyorb.com
  • News  1955 - Fall Proves Fatal
    St. Petersburg, Fla., (AP) – Mack HOPEEN, 37, a construction worker, rolled off a divan where he was sleeping, struck his neck on the ragged edge of... Read MORE...

  • 1970 - September 7 - A lightning bolt struck a group of football players at Gibbs High School in Saint Petersburg FL, killing two persons and injuring 22 others. All the thirty-eight players and four coaches were knocked off their feet.

    The Weather Channel

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