Treasure Island, Florida: Big Pirate of Treasure Island Team Field Report

Park Place, Treasure Island, FL
In Treasure island Park, which is a triangle of land between 106th Ave., 104th Ave., and Park Place, just west of the 107th Ave. causeway from St. Petersburg. Parking is along Park Place.
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Big Pirate of Treasure Island

Bucky the 20-foot-tall pirate has made Treasure Island his home port for many years. Report... [06/27/2014]

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Big Pirate of Treasure Island

"Bucky," pirate captain mascot of of Treasure Island, started as a statue at the 1950s era Buccaneer Motel. After the motel closed in 2005 the fiberglass figure was donated to the city.

[ Team, 11/08/2014]


Big Pirate of Treasure Island

This pirate is now in the park, but he has welcomed visitors to Treasure Island for many years!

[Phil Tripp, 06/27/2014]

The 20-foot-tall pirate, whose name is "Bucky," found a permanent home in the park in 2009. For many years before that he stood in front of the now-lost Buccaneer Motel.

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