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Pages: 155. Not illustrated. Chapters: Census-Designated Places in
Pinellas County, Florida, Cities in Pinellas County, Florida, Towns
in Pinellas County, Florida, Unincorporated Communities in Pinellas
County, Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, West and East Lealman,
Florida, Clearwater, Florida, Belleair Shore, Florida, Tierra
Verde, Florida, Palm Harbor, Florida, Dunedin, Florida, Belleair,
Florida, Redington Beach, Florida, Seminole, Florida, St. Pete
Beach, Florida, East Lake, Pinellas County, Florida, North
Redington Beach, Florida, Oldsmar, Florida, Feather Sound, Florida,
Harbor Bluffs, Florida, South Pasadena, Florida, Kenneth City,
Florida, Bay Pines, Florida, Largo, Florida, Treasure Island,
Florida, Tarpon Springs, Florida, Safety Harbor, Florida, South
Highpoint, Florida, Belleair Beach, Florida, Gandy, Florida, Indian
Rocks Beach, Florida, Pinellas Park, Florida, Indian Shores,
Florida, Belleair Bluffs, Florida, Ridgecrest, Florida, Gulfport,
Florida, Redington Shores, Florida, Madeira Beach, Florida, Crystal
Beach, Florida. Excerpt: St. Petersburg, Florida - St. Petersburg
seen from Spot Satellite The S. H. Kress and Co. Building is on the
National Register of Historic Places.The city was co-founded by
John C. Williams, formerly of Detroit, Michigan, who purchased the
land in 1876, and by Peter Demens, who was instrumental in bringing
the terminus of a railroad there in 1888. St. Petersburg was
incorporated on February 29, 1892, when it had a population of only
some 300 people. It was named after Saint Petersburg, Russia, where
Peter Demens had spent half of his youth. A local legend says that
John C. Williams and Peter Demens flipped a coin to see who would
have the honor of naming the city. Peter Demens won and named the
city after his birthplace, while John C. Williams named the first
hotel after his birthplace, Detroi...
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