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Who in the world is Panfilo de Narvaez — and why should we care?

In the soft shoulder of Park Street, this sign: "From the site of this ancient Indian village was launched the first exploration by white man of the North American continent," the signs say. "Here landed Panfilo de Narvaez, April 15, 1528." It happened right here in St. Petersburg, people, 480 years ago this week. The first European who toured our continent set off from a shady ridge next to what is now a parking lot.

Please follow the link below to read the full article about the landing on Boca Ciega Bay.