The Rough Riders Passed By Here

The Rough Riders Passed By Here (HMA4F)

Location: Tampa, FL 33602 Hillsborough County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 56.834', W 82° 27.471'

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On June 3, 1898, when Tampa was a cluster of old weather beaten housesfloating on an ocean of sand, TeddyRoosevelt and the Rough Ridersdisembarked from their seven trainconvoy in Ybor City, five miles fromTampa City Hall.

They commandeeredsome wagons, and moved men,material and animals, through thisintersection to their encampment onthe Tampa Bay Hotel Road, about onemile west of the river. The Rough Riderswho "could whip Caesar's Tenth Legion," brought enduring fame to Tampa.
HM NumberHMA4F
Placed ByFirst U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment- Rough Riders,Inc. Historical Committe: Dr. Jas. W. Covington, Tony Pizzo & Hampton Dunn
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 356582 N 3092212
Decimal Degrees27.94723333, -82.45785000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 56.834', W 82° 27.471'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 56' 50.04" N, 82° 27' 28.26" W
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Area Code(s)813, 727, 305, 863
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 N Franklin St, Tampa FL 33602, US
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