- Tocobaga tribe lived in west Pasco, north Pinellas
- Spaniards who encountered the Tocobagas thought they were giants. Indeed, they were much taller than the Spaniards. Renowned explorer Ponce de Leon, for example, was slightly over 5 feet tall.
- Tocobaga Indians called area home
- According to the Spaniards who saw them, the Tocobaga were giants. “Giants” did not mean they were seven feet tall, but instead meant they were much taller than the Spaniards, such as Ponce de Leon who was only 5 foot 1 inches. The Tocobaga were ...
- Fort Brooke is still a party place, but not like back then
- The earliest known inhabitants of the Fort Brooke area were the Tocobaga tribe. European explorers and fishermen from Cuba and other neighboring islands have passed through but never established a permanent presence. Then a few U.
- A look back: The first residents fished and farmed where two counties now join
- Farther south, they also caught lobsters. The Tocobaga and other tribes farmed inland, and the tribes traded what they needed with each other.
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