Explore Our History

Amateur and professional historians, authors, photographers and others contribute their time and effort to help preserve the stories of St. Pete. Our site is searchable and categorized for easy exploration and research.

Historians & Contributors

Do you have history to add? We would love to add your research, stories or history to our site for others to enjoy for years to come. Please create a free account and then reach out to us for author credentials. We look forward to your contributions!

Latest St. Pete Wiki Posts

Visit the Full Historic Article Archive

St. Pete Wiki’s searchable, categorized blog is the main repository for all information St. Pete. The full list of articles and posts, media and more is free and available in St. Pete Wiki archive. If you’d like to take a look at our residential posts, scroll down a bit more!
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Latest St. Pete Wiki Posts

Visit The Full Archive & Blog

The full list of categorized articles and posts, media and more is found in the Wiki archive.

Check back often, new authors and posts are added frequently!

Latest Historic Residential Posts

749 17th Ave N 33704

Then and Now — 1936 & 2023 —  749 17th Ave N (Crescent [...]

745 8th Ave So. 33701

Then and Now — 1936 & 2023 — 745 8th Ave So. This [...]

510 Park Street N 33710

Then and Now – 1932 & 2023 — 510 Park St N (Jungle [...]

455 18th Ave NE 33704

Then and Now — 1930 & 2023 — 455 18th Ave NE From [...]

765 14th Ave N 33701

Then and Now — 1938 & 2023 — 765 14th Ave No – [...]

806 18th Ave NE 33704

Then and Now — 1925 & 2021 — 806 18th Ave NE In [...]

Residential History Map

St. Pete Wiki’s residential map give you a quick way to find a posted home or neighborhood.
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St Pete Wiki Historic Home Map

Latest Historic Residential Posts

Residential History Map

St. Pete Wiki’s residential map give you a quick way to find a posted home or neighborhood.
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St Pete Wiki Historic Home Map

Weekly Polls – Just For Fun!

Test your knowledge of St. Pete history with two polls per week (updated Monday-ish). Once you cast your vote, you will be able to see how others have voted.

To see the correct answer for these polls along with a little more info, visit our poll answer page after you vote!

Poll Answer Page

The bathing suit inspecting St. Pete mayor:

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John's Pass was named for...

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Help Support Us!

Im Matt, and I run the St. Pete Wiki as part of my love for history and all things St. Pete.

Besides writing about neat old stuff, I am also a local business owner, and have been providing marketing services for local companies for nearly a decade.

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Help Support Us!

Im Matt, and I run the St. Pete Wiki as part of my love for history and all things St. Pete.

Besides writing about neat old stuff, I am also a local business owner, and have been providing marketing services for local companies for nearly a decade.

My company, Velocitronic Marketing, does all kinds of awesome stuff like custom websites (hey, like this one!), AI enhanced video, SEO, Google ads, and even print media. We are established, reasonable, and would love to help with your marketing project.

Consider adding some interesting history to your local advertising mix – our specialty! Check us out.

Present Something Neat!

You can find this history-focused ad we produced on the back of the new St. Pete Pier Magazine, available downtown and in hotels!

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Meet Our Contributors

The St. Pete Wiki is supported by people with a passion for the Sunshine City and a keen interest in history.
Here are the people behind the articles, and links to their contributions.

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You can help the Wiki grow in a variety of ways, and we appreciate your contribution!

Historians & Authors

Do you have a passion for history and a flair for writing? Become a regular contributor to the Wiki and you will have your own spot to shine and share in the Sunshine City! Get in touch for more info.

Guides

Do you have a passion for beaches, parks, areas of town or other awesome places to visit? Add your guide, walking tour, or detailed suggestions to the Wiki as a durable resource for others. Get in touch, we’ll help!

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Anyone can help us grow simply by sharing interesting stuff you find on the wiki. By using an article’s social share icons you can invite your friends to check us out. We appreciate your reposts and shares!