Courthouse Square

Courthouse Square (HMA8M)

Location: Tampa, FL 33602 Hillsborough County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 56.904', W 82° 27.484'

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For 104 years this block was the official site of executive and judicial government for Hillsborough County, Florida. The first courthouse, a log building burned by Seminole Indians in 1836, possibly stood here. Subsequent ones were built on this square in 1848, 1855 and 1891. The latter a unique red brick, silver domed building, designed by J.A. Wood, architect of H.B. Plant's famed Tampa Bay Hotel, was demolished in 1952.
HM NumberHMA8M
Year Placed1972
Placed ByTampa Historical Society In Cooperation With Marine Bank and Trust Co
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 356562 N 3092341
Decimal Degrees27.94840000, -82.45806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 56.904', W 82° 27.484'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 56' 54.24" N, 82° 27' 29.04" W
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Area Code(s)813, 727, 305, 863
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 307 Madison St, Tampa FL 33602, US
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