Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1975
Erected 1982 by the DeSoto Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 27° 56.857′ N, 82° 27.907′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on University Drive east of North Brevard Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. The Old Schoolhouse and marker are located on the campus of the University of Tampa, between Plant Hall (the former Tampa Bay Hotel, and a National Historic Landmark)
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Babe's Longest Homer (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tampa Bay Hotel, 1891 (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Tampa Bay Hotel (about 600 feet away); Fort Brooke Battery (about 600 feet away); The Spanish Fort (about 700 feet away); De Soto (about 700 feet away); 400th Anniversary of the Landing of Panfilo de Narvaez (about 700 feet away); United Spanish War Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tampa.
More about this marker. The marker is capped with the logo of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Regarding Old Schoolhouse. Per NRHP records the building was listed in December of 1974, not 1975.
The Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources describes the schoolhouse as,
buildings, typical of small private schools which dominated the state's early educational system."
Additional keywords. University of Tampa
Categories. • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,229 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.