Historic Markers Across Florida

First Exploration of North America

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Location: in Abercrombie Park on Park St, St Petersburg, FL
County: Pinellas
Coordinates: N 27° 48.393    W 082° 45.245
  27.80655    -82.75408333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM5YNK


Near this park the 400 man expedition led by Panfilo De Narvaez landed on April 15, 1528 to begin the first exploration of North America.
Erected by The Florida Society Colonial Dames, of the XVII Century January 15, 1953.


City: St Petersburg, FL