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First - Tampa's Paved Sidewalk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
N 27° 56.860 W 082° 27.466
17R E 356590 N 3092260
Quick Description: The first genuine pavement put down in Tampa was 168 feet long and 8 feet wide.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 9/29/2007 4:24:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM29XA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 29

Long Description:
This plaque is located in front of the Tampa Municipal building on E. Kennedy Blvd.

From the plaque:

"Archibald Ross. A native of Scotland. A member of the City Council. Tampa's popular baker and the poor man's friend. Paved the walk around his brick building on the southeast corner of Franklin and La Fayette Streets with Georgia marble.

These marble stones are the remnants of Archie Ross' historic sidewalk."

Preserved by the City of Tampa with the cooperation of the Tampa Historical Society.
FIRST - Classification Variable: Place or Location

Date of FIRST: 01/01/1888

More Information - Web URL: Not listed

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