Why do they call it that? Bearss Avenue and Pinellas County WTSP.com 10 Connects
Tampa, Florida -- They're a pair of names whose pronunciation has puzzled people for decades. We have the stories behind all the different ways to say Bearss Avenue and Pinellas County.
Why do they call it Bearss Avenue -- and how do you pronounce it?
Each Wednesday the Saunders Foundation Curator of History at the Tampa Bay History Center answers the burning question, "why do they call it that?"