Tamiami Trail

Tamiami Trail (HM26JE)

Location: Ochopee, FL 34141 Collier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 25° 54.59', W 81° 21.824'

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The Tamiami Trail links the two great cities for which it was named — Tampa and Miami. It bridges the Everglades, tying together south Florida's Atlantic and Gulf coasts.

Its official opening on April 28, 1926, by Governor John W. Martin climaxed thirteen years of planning and working.

Florida is indebted to Captain J.F. Jaudon, whose faith and persistence kept the project alive; to the intrepid trail blazers, whose trip by car across the trackless Everglades in 1923 dramatized the need for the highway's completion; to Baron G. Collier, for his unstinting aid, and to others whose time, energies and talents made this tremendous feat possible.
HM NumberHM26JE
Year Placed1958
Placed ByThe Historical Association of Southern Florida
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Date Added Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 463570 N 2865749
Decimal Degrees25.90983333, -81.36373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.59', W 81° 21.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 35.4" N, 81° 21' 49.44" W
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Area Code(s)239
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32020-32096 US-41, Ochopee FL 34141, US
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