Tampa's First Paved Sidewalk

Tampa's First Paved Sidewalk (HMAEP)

Location: Tampa, FL 33602 Hillsborough County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 56.86', W 82° 27.466'

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1888

Archibald Ross. A native of Scotland. A member of the City Council. "Tampa's popular baker and the poor man's friend." Paved the walk around his brick building on the southeast corner of Franklin and La Fayette Streets with Georgia marble.

"The first genuine pavement put down in Tampa" was 168 feet long and 8 feet wide.

These marble stones are the remnants of Archie Ross' historic sidewalk.

Preserved by the City of Tampa with the cooperation of the Tampa Historical Society.
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HM NumberHMAEP
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Placed ByTampa Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 11:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 356590 N 3092260
Decimal Degrees27.94766667, -82.45776667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 56.86', W 82° 27.466'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 56' 51.60" N, 82° 27' 27.96" W
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Area Code(s)813, 727, 305, 863
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 315 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa FL 33602, US
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