Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
William F. Poe Plaza
For many years, the Poe family's generosity assisted educational and charitable projects with an emphasis on ethics.
Bill Poe's successes in business positively affected the image and reputation of the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County.
In recognition of these many contributions to our community, William F. Poe Plaza is dedicated to the ideals embodied by Bill Poe and the Poe family.
Bill Poe loved being Mayor of Tampa.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is May 17, 1913.
Location. 27° 56.81′ N, 82° 27.457′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on Jackson Street (U.S. 41) near 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 walking distance of this marker. Capt. James McKay, I (1808 - 1876) (a few steps from this marker); The Rough Riders Passed By Here (within shouting distance of this marker); Tampa POW/MIA (within shouting distance of this marker); Great 1909 Auto Race (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tampa's First Paved Sidewalk (about 300 feet away); The Salvation Army (about 300 feet away); Old Fort Brooke Municipal Parking Structure (about 400 feet away); John F. Kennedy in Tampa (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,304 times since then and 76 times this year. Last updated on August 8, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3. submitted on July 31, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. 4, 5. submitted on February 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 6. submitted on July 30, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. 7, 8. submitted on July 31, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.