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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RVW_billy-graham-began-here_Tampa-FL.html
From the sidewalk in this Franklin St. neighborhood, the Rev. Dr. Billy Graham forty years ago launched his worldwide Christian evangelistic crusade, exhorting derelicts, drunks and "Skid Row" bums. Since then he has preached to more people than a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RVV_perry-harvey-sr-park-skateboard-bowl_Tampa-FL.html
Under Mayor William Poe's direction, the Perry Harvey, Sr., Park Skateboard Bowl opened in 1979 as part of a recreational park for the Central Park Village community. As Florida's first municipal ride-at-your-own-risk skateboard facility, it offer…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1R21_roberts-city_Tampa-FL.html
In 1909, cigar manufacturer J.W. Roberts and Sons Company moved into an abandoned cigar factory on Garcia Avenue and Green Street. The neighborhood, bordered on the north and east by the Hillsborough River, on the south by Cass Street, and on the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1F97_old-hyde-park_Tampa-FL.html
Hyde Park began on February 13, 1886 when O.H. Platt of Hyde Park, Ill., subdivided 20 acres and named it after his hometown. By 1910 Hyde Park with its Georgian and Mediterranean estates had become the most desirable and glamorous residential sec…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1F5H_lt-col-frank-s-adamo-m-d_Tampa-FL.html
This distinguished native Tampan served with courage, honor and personal sacrifice as an army surgeon during WWII. He was captured and made a prisoner of war when the Japanese overran the Philippines. Afflicted with Beri-Beri and other diseases he…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1EG0_confederate-states-soldiers-and-sailors_Tampa-FL.html
In Honor and Memory Of Confederate StatesSoldiers and Sailors1861 — 1865 Interred HereErected 1975 byThe Heights Garden CircleJohn T. Lesley S.C.V. CampUnited Daughters of the Confederacy
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DFV_w-t-edwards-hospital-complex_Tampa-FL.html
The W.T. Edwards Hospital, erected in 1952, was one of three tuberculosis (TB) hospitals built in Florida after World War II, and was funded by a state cigarette tax and federal monies. The other hospitals were in Tallahassee and Lantana. The comp…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1C1S_kate-jackson-recreation-center_Tampa-FL.html
Built on the Former Homsite Of Kate Veronica JacksonBorn January 13, 1857 - Died December 11, 1940 Kate Jackson deeded this property to Sacred Heart Catholic Church which later sold it to the city. The recreation center was named for her in rec…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1BWN_congregation-schaari-zedek_Tampa-FL.html
History records that the first Jewish services in Tampa were conducted in 1894 by Mr. M. Henry Cohen, Sr, in the old Masonic Temple at the corner of Franklin and Washington Streets. On October 14, 1894, 31 men and women met at Mr Cohen's home to f…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1BRC_gordon-keller_Tampa-FL.html
Gordon Keller was a beloved citizen of Tampa — City official, merchant, civic leader, friend — from 1883 until his death, July 10, 1909. A grief-stricken community subscribed funds to build "a permanent monument" to him, and Gordon Kel…
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