Tampa Bay Hotel

Tampa Bay Hotel (HMD9T)

Location: Tampa, FL 33606 Hillsborough County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 56.808', W 82° 27.819'

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On June 14, 1898, Lt. Col. Theodore Roosevelt and the First United States Volunteer Cavalry,known as the Rough Riders, embarked from PortTampa for victory in the Spanish-American War. The Tampa Bay Hotel was used as headquarters for general officers who came to organize an invasion force for Cuba, and it gained national attention. Lt. Col. Roosevelt and his wife, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, were hotel guests for a brief stay. Later, Colonel Thoedore Roosevelt became the 26th president of the United States of America 1901-1909.
HM NumberHMD9T
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Year Placed1999
Placed ByNational Society Colonial Dames XV11 Century,Edmund Sheffield Chapter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 356010 N 3092171
Decimal Degrees27.94680000, -82.46365000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 56.808', W 82° 27.819'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 56' 48.48" N, 82° 27' 49.14" W
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Area Code(s)813
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 327 UT University Dr, Tampa FL 33606, US
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