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AVIATION HAS A LOT OF ICONIC MOMENTS. AND ST. PETERSBURG WAS AT THE CENTER OF ONE OF THE BIGGEST – CHANGING HOW PEOPLE TRAVEL.IN JUST A FEW WEEKS, ST. PETE WILL BE CELEBRATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WORLD'S FIRST COMMERCIAL AIRLINE FLIGHT.

2014 WILL START OFF WITH A BANG. THE CENTENNIAL FLIGHT IS SCHEDULED FOR 10 AM NEW YEARS DAY FROM THE WATERFRONT IN DOWNTOWN ST. PETERSBURG.

THE ST. PETERSBURG MUSEUM OF HISTORY HAS SOME OTHER GREAT THINGS TO CHECK OUT TOO LIKE THE LITTLE COOPERSTOWN EXHIBIT.  IT HOLDS THE WORLD'S LARGEST COLLECTION OF AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALLS CERTIFIED BY THE GUINESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS. THE COLLECTION EVEN HAS BASEBALLS SIGNED BY THE KING HIMSELF ELVIS PRESLEY AND MARILYN MONROE.

AND THE MUSEUM'S HISTORICAL GALLERY LET'S YOU TAKE A TRIP BACK IN TIME WITH UNIQUE COLLECTABLES FROM YESTERYEAR.

FROM CLOTHING STYLES THROUGH THE YEARS TO HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS OF ST. PETE AND OTHER MEMORABILIA FROM THE PAST CENTURY, IT'S WORTH A VISIT.

 St. Petersburg Museum of History (335 2nd Ave Ne, St Petersburg).

 www.stpete.com/Flight2014

 VisitStPeteClearwater.com and AirlineCentennial.org

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