The West Tampa Boys Club

The West Tampa Boys Club (HM1S12)

Location: Tampa, FL 33607 Hillsborough County
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N 27° 57.481', W 82° 28.892'

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On this site, the West Tampa Boys Club was organized around 1923 at the Rosa Valdez Settlement, a Methodist mission. From 1926 until 1944, the club was a major project of the Tampa Rotary Club. Under leadership of E.S. "Pep" Krantz and Charles "Stretch" Murphy, it became Florida's largest. With club sponsorship, Tony Pereira started Boy Scout Troop 38 here in 1930. West Tampa Boys Club became part of Boys Clubs of Tampa, Inc. in 1944.
HM NumberHM1S12
Year Placed1991
Placed ByJose and Mirta Gonzalez and sponsored by the Tampa Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 9:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 354266 N 3093435
Decimal Degrees27.95801667, -82.48153333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 57.481', W 82° 28.892'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 57' 28.86" N, 82° 28' 53.52" W
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Area Code(s)813
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2121 W Union St, Tampa FL 33607, US
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