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Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

1851 1891

 
 
1851-1891 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. 1851-1891 Marker
Inscription. Site of Tampa's First Church Building and first frame ecclesiastical House of Worship erected in the area of all South Florida. Built by the Methodist congregation under the superintendency of Rev. L. G. Lesley. General T.J. "Stonewall" Jackson contributed $5 in gold to its building fund; and General O.O. Howard, head of the Freedmen's Bureau, Founder of Howard College, Washington, D.C. was converted therein.
 
Erected 1964 by The Hillborough County Historical Commission.
 
Location. 27° 56.922′ N, 82° 27.319′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is at the intersection of Kennedy Boulevard and Morgan Street, on the right when traveling west on Kennedy Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hillsborough Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial II (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial I (within shouting distance of this marker); Memoria In Aeterna, 1911 (about 300 feet away, measured
1851  1891 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 9, 2010
2. 1851 1891 Marker
Presently there is no building here on this corner area
in a direct line); St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Hillsborough County's Confederate Monument (about 400 feet away); First Lt. Baldomero Lopez (about 400 feet away); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tampa.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,002 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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