Kate Jackson Recreation Center

Kate Jackson Recreation Center (HM1C1S)

Location: Tampa, FL 33606 Hillsborough County
Buy Florida State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 27° 56.083', W 82° 28.618'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 346 views
Inscription
Built on the Former Homsite Of
Kate Veronica Jackson
Born January 13, 1857 - Died December 11, 1940

Kate Jackson deeded this property to Sacred Heart Catholic Church which later sold it to the city. The recreation center was named for her in recognition of her seminal efforts toward the development of Tampa's first public playgrounds under trained directors. She is entitled to credit for the acquisition of Tampa's first public playground and contributed a "considerable sum of money to its equipment," according to former Mayor D.B. McKay, in office in 1910. She was an organizer and first president of Tampa Civic Association, formed in 1911, which carried forward strenuous campaigns for playgrounds, city clean-up, a public library, better streets and beautification—"cultivating higher ideals of civic life and beauty" (her words).
Details
HM NumberHM1C1S
Tags
Placed ByHeirs Catherine Carty Cunningham, Lula Joughin Dovi and George Jackson
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:50am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 354684 N 3090848
Decimal Degrees27.93471667, -82.47696667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 56.083', W 82° 28.618'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 56' 4.98" N, 82° 28' 37.08" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)813
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 821 S Rome Ave, Tampa FL 33606, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?