MacDill AFB

Tampa, FL 33621, USA
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Welcome to Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater

The Spanish first mapped and explored the Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa area in the early 16th century. Panfilo de Narvaez (1528) and Hernando de Soto (1539) quickly enslaved the Tocobaga Indians. By the time Spain ceded Florida to the United States in 1821 for $5 million, the Seminoles had replaced the Tocobaga. What would […]