Timeline of Pinellas County, Florida history

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Timeline of Pinellas County, Florida history.



On September 27, 1848, a strong hurricane struck the West Coast of Florida. It separated the barrier island on the coast and created a waterway known today as John's Pass. John Levique, along with Joseph Silva, was the one who discovered it and named it after himself.



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View over a boat ramp on Boca Ciega Bay
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Egrets at Treasure Island, Florida.


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Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg
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Salvador Dali Museum St. Petersburg

A public waterfront, walkway with a boardwalk at Johns Pass.

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Barbara S. Ponce Public Library exterior

The Hubbard family has been a major player at John’s Pass since Patricia Hubbard’s parents, Wilson and Lorraine Hubbard, moved from nearby Pass-a-Grille to John's Pass in the 1970s. [15]

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