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Gypsy Souls Caffee
17465 Gulf Blvd Redington Shores, FL 33708
La Casa Del Pane
authentic Italian bakery
7110 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Historic homes and buildings
As former owners of a farm house in
Switzerland, whose basement is dating
back to the 12th century,we love historic
buildings and homes:
The Don Cesar Hotel on St. Pete Beach
The Don CeSar was built by Thomas Rowe, it
opened its doors on January 10, 1928.
Pinellas County Heritage Village is home to
some of Pinellas County’s most historic buildings.
More than 31 historic structures and features, some
dating back to the 19th century, include a school,
church, sponge warehouse, firehouse, railroad depot
and store as well as a variety of historic homes.
Pass a Grille Gulf Beaches Historical Museum has
a huge collection of photos of the St Pete Beach
Area spanning the past 100 years.
St. Petersburg has more than 80 locally designated
historic landmarks, which include exemplary 1920s
hotels, ornate commercial buildings, and historic
Historic Vinoy Hotel
The Vinoy Hotel was built in 1925 by Aymer
Ybor City Tampa
Ybor City is a historic neighborhood in Tampa.
It was founded in the 1880s by Vicente
Martinez-Ybor and other cigar manufacturers
and was populated by thousands of immigrants,
mainly from Cuba, Spain and Italy.
Oakland Cimetery Tampa
Oaklawn Cemetery was created in 1850, when Tampa was a struggling town of around 500 persons. At Oaklawn are buried many of Tampa's pioneer families, thirteen mayors of the City, one Florida Governor, two Florida Supreme Court Justices, and the framers of five State Constitutions. A portion of the cemetery was set aside for slaves and "marginal" persons (such as pirates).
And should you ever visit Switzerland don't miss:
Ballenberg Museum, Switzerland is a foundation
whose purpose it is to preserve historical rural homes
from all partsof Switzerland by taking them apart
piece by piece and reassembling them on their
grounds for everyone to visit and as a basis for
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