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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29HX_woolworth-sit-in_Tampa-FL.html
Side 1 Woolworth's variety store was the scene of a pivotal event that started on February 29, 1960. Clarence Fort, President of the N.A.A.C.P. Youth Council and Reverend A. Leon Lowry, N.A.A.C.P. State president, led about 40 students (from Geor…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29G0_madame-fortune-taylor-bridge_Tampa-FL.html
Fortune and Benjamin Taylor were brought to Florida from South Carolina in the 1850s. They were owned by the Howell family. At the end of the Civil War, the newly freed couple were among the first African Americans to legally marry. Freedom came t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23ID_site-of-fort-brooke_Tampa-FL.html
On this site Fort Brooke was established in 1824
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23E5_tampa-free-public-library_Tampa-FL.html
Built with a $50,000 grant from industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, the Tampa Free Public Library opened its doors in April 27, 1917, becoming the City of Tampa's first public library. This venture was the result of a sustained commu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y5J_officers-quarters-fort-brooke_Tampa-FL.html
Commanded from here, 1838-1840 the United States Army in the 2nd Seminole Indian War Erected by the Hillsborough County Historical Commission 1966 Monument restored by Hart with the Streetcar Extension in 2010
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WMR_st-peter-claver-catholic-school-historical_Tampa-FL.html
In 1893, the Jesuit Fathers at Sacred Heart Church established a school on Morgan Street. St. Peter Claver Catholic School, named for the Spanish Jesuit missionary priest, was founded for the children of the African American community. On February…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RVW_billy-graham-began-here_Tampa-FL.html
From the sidewalk in this Franklin St. neighborhood, the Rev. Dr. Billy Graham forty years ago launched his worldwide Christian evangelistic crusade, exhorting derelicts, drunks and "Skid Row" bums. Since then he has preached to more people than a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RVV_perry-harvey-sr-park-skateboard-bowl_Tampa-FL.html
Under Mayor William Poe's direction, the Perry Harvey, Sr., Park Skateboard Bowl opened in 1979 as part of a recreational park for the Central Park Village community. As Florida's first municipal ride-at-your-own-risk skateboard facility, it offer…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1F5H_lt-col-frank-s-adamo-m-d_Tampa-FL.html
This distinguished native Tampan served with courage, honor and personal sacrifice as an army surgeon during WWII. He was captured and made a prisoner of war when the Japanese overran the Philippines. Afflicted with Beri-Beri and other diseases he…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1EG0_confederate-states-soldiers-and-sailors_Tampa-FL.html
In Honor and Memory Of Confederate StatesSoldiers and Sailors1861 — 1865 Interred HereErected 1975 byThe Heights Garden CircleJohn T. Lesley S.C.V. CampUnited Daughters of the Confederacy
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