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Thonotosassa Chamber of Commerce

 
 
Thonotosassa Chamber of Commerce Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, June 21, 2021
1. Thonotosassa Chamber of Commerce Marker
Inscription.  The Thonotosassa Chamber of Commerce, Inc. was founded Oct. 31, 1914, originally under the name Thonotosassa Board of Trade. It was credited with promoting construction of the first paved roads to Thonotosassa before World War I. In 1933 the Board of Trade persuaded Tampa Electric Company to provide electric power to the community for the first time. Since 1940, when it became the Chamber of Commerce, the organization has sought to work for the betterment of Thonotosassa.
Commemorated on the 75th Anniversary
 
Erected 1989 by Thonotosassaa Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is October 31, 1914.
 
Location. 28° 3.609′ N, 82° 17.414′ W. Marker is in Thonotosassa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort King Highway and Mistletoe Drive, on the right when traveling north on Fort King Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11907 Fort King Highway, Thonotosassa FL 33592, 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
Thonotosassa Chamber of Commerce Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, June 21, 2021
2. Thonotosassa Chamber of Commerce Marker
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. Old Fort King Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); John B. Sargeant, Sr. (approx. 1½ miles away); Military Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Largest Orange Grove in the World (approx. 5.3 miles away); Capt. Nathaniel Wyche Hunter (approx. 5.4 miles away); Reverend Billy Graham (approx. 5.8 miles away); Temple Terraces Country Club Sutton Hall (approx. 5.9 miles away); Mrs. Bertha Honoré Palmer (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thonotosassa.
 
Thonotosassa Chamber of Commerce Marker with Thonotosassa United Methodist Church in background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, June 21, 2021
3. Thonotosassa Chamber of Commerce Marker with Thonotosassa United Methodist Church in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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