Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sacred Heart Church
—Oldest Catholic Church on Florida's West Coast —
Erected 2010 by Diocese of St. Petersburg.
Location. 27° 56.961′ N, 82° 27.443′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is at the intersection of North Florida Avenue (U.S. 41) and East Twiggs Street when traveling east on North Florida Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is affixed to the facade of Sacred Heart Church in downtown Tampa. Marker is at or near this postal address: 509 North Florida Avenue, Tampa FL 33602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Federal Building (within shouting distance of this marker); First Lt. Baldomero Lopez (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); Courthouse Square (about 400 feet away); Teco Energy's Tampa Electric Company (about 600 feet away); Tampa's First Paved Sidewalk (about 600 feet away); Tampa Theatre (about 600 feet away); Hillsborough Lodge (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
Also see . . . Sacred Heart Parish History. History of the parish and the Catholic Church in the Tampa area. (Submitted on November 4, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2010. This page has been viewed 774 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2010, by Fr. Len Plazewski of Tampa, Florida. 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 4, 2010, by Fr. Len Plazewski of Tampa, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.