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Ybor Centennial Park

 
 
Ybor Centennial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 2008
1. Ybor Centennial Park Marker
Inscription.  
On June 12, 1986, the Tampa City Council passed Ordinance No. 9297-a naming this park:
“Ybor Centennial Park By Which Name It Shall Hereafter And Forever Be Known.”
Signed: Bob Martinez, Mayor; Sandra W. Freedman. Chairman, City Council

The ordinance commemorates Ybor City’s Centennial and its colorful and vibrant past.

The park officially honors Vicente Martinez-Ybor, the developer of Ybor City. This world famous cigar center gave Tampa its rich and exotic Latin Heritage.

Erected In Loving Memory Of Vicente Martinez-Ybor
 
Erected 1993 by By The Ybor Chamber Of Commerce, and The Ybor City Museum Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1843.
 
Location. 27° 57.702′ N, 82° 26.324′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on E. 9th Ave, on the right when traveling east. near Located in Ybor
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By Mike Stroud, June 28, 2008
2. Ybor Centennial Park Marker
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City Historic District of Tampa, Angel Oliva Senior Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Fire Station No. 4 (a few steps from this marker); La Joven Francesa Bakery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mayor Nick C. Nuccio (within shouting distance of this marker); Anthony P. "Tony" Pizzo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anthony P. Pizzo (about 300 feet away); Historic Fort King Trail (about 300 feet away); Italian Club Life In Tampa (about 600 feet away); L’Unione Italiana (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
 
Ybor Centennial Park image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, June 4, 2010
3. Ybor Centennial Park
Viewed from along East 9th Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,768 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on June 9, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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