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Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Tampa Native Americans

Buried Remains

 
 
Tampa Native Americans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Tampa Native Americans Marker
Inscription.
Here lie buried the remains
of a small group of
Native Americans who perished
about 200 years ago.
These remains were discovered
in 1987 during the construction
of the Tampa Convention
Center.
Let us honor the memory
of these and all
Native Americans
who have lived and cherished
the land we call Florida.

 
Location. 27° 57.269′ N, 82° 27.426′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker can be reached from East Harrison Street near North Morgan Street. Touch for map. Located adjacent to the Sexton Cottage, Oaklawn Cemetery. 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. Fort Brooke Mass Grave (here, next to this marker); 29 Sea Captains and Mariners (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate States Soldiers and Sailors (within shouting distance of this marker); Victims of the Yellow Fever (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Sagamore (within shouting distance of this marker); Kennedy (within
Tampa Native Americans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 9, 2010
2. Tampa Native Americans Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Oaklawn Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Priests' Graves (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
Oaklawn Cemetery, Harrison Street entrance image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 30, 2012
3. Oaklawn Cemetery, Harrison Street entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,145 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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