Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Tampa as Port of Embarkation for Spanish American War
Erected 1961 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-42.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the Clara Barton, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1898.
Location. 27° 51.992′ N, 82° 31.605′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is at the intersection of South West Shore Boulevard and Interbay Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on South West Shore Boulevard. Spanish American War Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Palonis Park (approx. 2 miles away); Battlefield (approx. 3.1 miles away); (Formerly) Jules Verne Park (approx. 3.2 miles away); "I Pledge Allegiance..." (approx. 3.4 miles away); Roosevelt Elementary School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Convent of the Holy Names (approx. 4 miles away); Congregation Rodeph Sholom (approx. 4.4 miles away); Congregation Schaari Zedek (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
More about this marker. There is also an undated plaque about 40' to the east of the marker.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,224 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.