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  • Today in Florida History November 25, The “Million Dollar Pier” which extends into Tampa Bay from downtown St. Petersburg was dedicated on this date. The first pier structure on the site was built in 1889, and due to its popularity as a tourist destination, new piers were constructed over the course of the next 30 years. It was not until a 1921 hurricane that the pier needed to be completely rebuilt, so the City of St. Petersburg...Read more