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EventsFish FryHistory

Clearwater Historical Society Fish Fry (gallery)

The Clearwater Historical Society held its biannual fish fry on May 1, 2021. The event proved to be a resounding success, with long lines of people waiting for tasty plates of fried fish, fries, coleslaw, grits and hushpuppies. Attendees could...

ArtistsHistory

Discover the First Residents of Clearwater

If you asked the average person on the street what Native Americans originally lived in Clearwater, you’d probably hear “Seminoles” or “Calusas.” Yet the natives who lived in Northern Pinellas and Western Pasco counties for over 500 years until the...

ArtDowntownMurals

Magnificent Murals – Downtown

Continuing with the five-part series on murals, this post focuses on the Downtown Clearwater area. For this post's purpose, Downtown is from Drew Street on the north to Court Street on the south, and from the bluff walkway on the...

History

Remembering the Kapok Tree Inn

Clearwater is famous for many things. Pristine beaches, delicious seafood and a bustling economy make this an exciting place to live and visit. Fifty years ago, however, Clearwater was notorious for a giant tree and a heaping plate of sugary...