Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1978 by Department Of The Interior. (Marker Number 78000945.)
Location. 27° 57.018′ N, 82° 27.54′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on 711 N. Franklin St. near E. Zack St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Teco Energy's Tampa Electric Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sacred Heart Church (about 600 feet away); Courthouse Square (about 800 feet away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Lt. Baldomero Lopez (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Salvation Army (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
Regarding Tampa Theatre. Tampa Theatre opened on October 15, 1926 and during its early days presented extravagant vaudeville shows, concerts by the Tampa Theatre
Fortunately, rather than demolish the structure, its owners donated the Tampa Theatre to the City of Tampa. In 1977, the City of Tampa reopened the Theatre and began a comprehensive restoration program. Tampa Theatre is now open year-round and features an acclaimed Film Series of cinema from around the world. The Theatre also hosts live concerts and special events.
Tampa Theatre is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is a Tampa City Landmark, and is a member of the League of Historic American Theatres.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Landmarks • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,667 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 5, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.