Historic Markers Across Florida

Indian Rocks Swing Bridge

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Location: on Gulf Blvd., St Petersburg, FL
County: Pinellas
Coordinates: N 27° 52.532    W 082° 51.009
  27.87553333    -82.85015
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM2RPJ


This stone marks the western end of the first swing bridge to the mainland. The hand operated toll bridge was built as a private venture by Robert L. and Don C. McMullen and James N. Hardage and was opened Thanksgiving day 1916. The bridge served as the gateway to the beaches until 1958.

Indian Rocks Area Historical Society


City: St Petersburg, FL