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L’Unione Italiana

The Italian Club

 
 
L'Unione Italiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 28, 2008
1. L'Unione Italiana Marker
Inscription. Tampa's first Italian–American society was organized April 4, 1894. During its early years the club assisted members through cultural enrichment, providing education, health care and financial help to the families of deceased members. L'Unione Italiana has made a lasting contribution in preserving the colorful ambiance of Italy, which enriches the cultural life of the Tampa community.
 
Erected by L'Unione Italiana and Vigo Importing Company.
 
Location. 27° 57.617′ N, 82° 26.366′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on East Seventh Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Ybor City Historic District of Tampa, near Angel Oliva Senior St. SW corner. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1731 East Seventh Avenue, Tampa FL 33605, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Italian Club Life In Tampa (a few steps from this marker); Anthony P. Pizzo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orestes Ferrara (about 300 feet away); Historic Fort King Trail (about 300 feet away); Anthony P. "Tony" Pizzo
L'Unione Italiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. L'Unione Italiana Marker
(about 300 feet away); Mayor Nick C. Nuccio (about 400 feet away); Historic Emilio Pons Cigar Factory (about 500 feet away); Historic Fire Station No. 4 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
 
Regarding L’Unione Italiana. The mission of L’Unione Italiana is to preserve and honor the culture, traditions and heritage of the Italian Community and to maintain the historical facility as a functioning memorial to the working-class immigrants.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNotable BuildingsNotable Places
 
L’Unione Italiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, July 13, 2010
3. L’Unione Italiana Marker
Beneath the flag of Italy
L'Unione Italiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 2008
4. L'Unione Italiana Marker
L’Unione Italiana Clubhouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, July 13, 2010
5. L’Unione Italiana Clubhouse and Marker
Viewed along 7th Avenue (La Séptima)
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By Mike Stroud, 2008
6. L'Unione Italiana Marker
(Upper Plaque)
This building was renovated during the 1962
administration by contributions of the members
of the Italian Club L'Unione Italiana
( List of members)
(List of Board Of Directors).
( lower Plaque )
This Property has been placed on the
National Register Of Historic Places
By The United States Department Of The Interior
Circa 1918
L’Unione Plaque in Italian image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, July 13, 2010
7. L’Unione Plaque in Italian
Societa Italiana
Di Mutuo Soccorso
L'Unione
Fondata il 4 Aprile 1894
Ouesto Fabbricato
Eretto L'Anno 1911

(English: Italian Mutual Aid Society
The Union
Founded April 4, 1894
West Building
Year built 1911)
L’Unione Italiana Building Plaques image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, July 13, 2010
8. L’Unione Italiana Building Plaques
Three plaques are located by the window of the gift shop.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,642 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on July 14, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.   4. submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on July 14, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.   6. submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7, 8. submitted on July 14, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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