First Duel in Ybor City 1888

First Duel in Ybor City 1888 (HM2ED4)

Location: Tampa, FL 33605 Hillsborough County
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N 27° 57.632', W 82° 26.583'

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The first violent death in the Latin Quarter occurred in this vicinity when a pistol duel was fought between two Cuban cigarmakers. Their nicknames were "Teclo" and "Matancero." "Teclo" was killed instantly in the exchange. It is said the duel was over the favors of a beautiful señorita.
HM NumberHM2ED4
Placed ByRotary Club of Ybor City-The Cigar Festival Association of Tampa
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Date Added Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at 7:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 358055 N 3093668
Decimal Degrees27.96053333, -82.44305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 57.632', W 82° 26.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 57' 37.92" N, 82° 26' 34.98" W
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Area Code(s)813
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1430 E 7th Ave, Tampa FL 33605, US
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