Site of First Ybor City Railroad Station

Site of First Ybor City Railroad Station (HMT8N)

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

N 27° 57.579', W 82° 26.499'

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1887

The station of the Plant System was located here in the early days of this budding tobacco center. During the struggle for Cuban Independence Ybor City became a nest of insurgents. Through this station passed conspirators, spies, and many notable leaders of the Cuban Revolutionary Junta.

Jose Marti, the Liberator, arrived on his first historic visit the stormy night of November 25, 1891. He was met by a small band of patriots huddled together on the platform carrying lanterns to watch out for snakes and alligators.
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HM NumberHMT8N
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Year Placed1961
Placed ByLouis Wohl & Sons
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 358192 N 3093569
Decimal Degrees27.95965000, -82.44165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 57.579', W 82° 26.499'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 57' 34.74" N, 82° 26' 29.94" W
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Area Code(s)813
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1708-1798 N 16th St, Tampa FL 33605, US
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