The Cherokee Club

The Cherokee Club (HM9WY)

Location: Tampa, FL 33605 Hillsborough County
Country: United States of America

N 27° 57.706', W 82° 26.666'

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"El Pasaje"

— 1888 —

The second brick building erected in Ybor City.The Cherokee Club was a popular rendezvous forthe elite in the 1890's. Later became known as El Pasaje Restaurant. Its fame spread throughoutthe Americas.
Jose Marti slept here on his first trip, Nov.25,1891.Before retiring he said, "I feel happy amongstwarriors..." Others who came here were: Col."Teddy" Roosevelt, Pres. Grover Cleveland, SirWinston Churchill, Gen. Leonard Wood andFrederick Remington. From 1890 to 1935 allGovernors of Florida were feted here.
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HM NumberHM9WY
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Year Placed1962
Placed ByYbor City Alcalde Association
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 7:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 357921 N 3093806
Decimal Degrees27.96176667, -82.44443333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 57.706', W 82° 26.666'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 57' 42.36" N, 82° 26' 39.96" W
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Area Code(s)813
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1320 E 9th Ave, Tampa FL 33605, US
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