Gordon Keller

Gordon Keller (HM1BRC)

Location: Tampa, FL 33606 Hillsborough County
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N 27° 56.24', W 82° 27.464'

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Gordon Keller was a beloved citizen of Tampa — City official, merchant, civic leader, friend — from 1883 until his death, July 10, 1909. A grief-stricken community subscribed funds to build "a permanent monument" to him, and Gordon Keller Memorial Hospital was erected on North Boulevard in 1910. When the institution was moved to Davis Islands in 1926, its name was changed to Tampa Municipal Hospital, "Memorial to Gordon Keller." In 1956, the name was changed to Tampa General Hospital. The Gordon Keller School of Nursing was established at the earlier location in 1910. The three-year diploma school continued under that name until 1972, when it was phased out and nursing education became a part of Hillsborough Community College.
Year Placed1979
Placed ByThe Tampa Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 2:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 356580 N 3091115
Decimal Degrees27.93733333, -82.45773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 56.24', W 82° 27.464'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 56' 14.40" N, 82° 27' 27.84" W
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Area Code(s)813
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Tampa General Cir, Tampa FL 33606, US
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