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World's First Scheduled Commercial Airline

 
 
World's First Scheduled Commercial Airline Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. World's First Scheduled Commercial Airline Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating
The world's first scheduled
commercial airline
near this site.
St. Petersburg to Tampa
Jan 1, 1914
Pilot of Benoist Airboat
Tony Jannus
P.E. Fansler, Owner
Erected Feb 1956 by the
Tampa Federation of
Garden Club Circles
Through air
breathes the future.

 
Erected 1956 by Tampa Federation of Garden Club Circles.
 
Location. 27° 56.494′ N, 82° 27.559′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is at the intersection of Bayshore Boulevard and West Platt Street on Bayshore Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa FL 33606, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bayshore Boulevard (a few steps from this marker); Jose Gasparilla (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Mirabella Fish Company (about 500 feet away); Dominican Proto-Martyrs of America (about 600 feet away); Hutchinson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Timuquan Indian Mound
World's First Scheduled Commercial Airline Monument image. Click for full size.
By R. C., August 3, 2010
2. World's First Scheduled Commercial Airline Monument
(approx. mile away); Tampa Bay and MacDill (approx. mile away); Today at MacDill AFB (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Tampa.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
World's First Scheduled Commercial Airline Monument image. Click for full size.
By R. C., August 3, 2010
3. World's First Scheduled Commercial Airline Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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