1700 Park St N, St Petersburg
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This National Register of Historic Places location was the site of an ancient Tocobaga Indian village at the time of the first European contact in Florida. Learn about the lives of the Tocobaga on our guided tour of the Jungle Prada site and Anderson/Narvaez mound. Family-owned since the 1940s, the property features a botanical garden full of native plants used by the Tocobaga, sweeping views of Boca Ciega Bay, and the best-preserved Indian mound in Tampa Bay. Over 50 free-roaming peacocks call the Jungle Prada site home. Your guide is an FNGLA certified horticulture professional with years of experience leading tours at some of Florida's most famous botanical gardens. Learn the amazing story of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca and his journey from Florida to the Pacific Ocean from 1528 - 1536 at the place where he made landfall almost 500 years ago!