Historic Markers Across Florida



Ybor Centennial Park



Marker ID:  
Location: on E 9th Ave east of N 18th St.
County: Hillsborough
Coordinates: N 27° 57.702    W 082° 26.331
  27.9617    -82.43885
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1WW6
 



Text:

On June 12, 1986, the Tampa City Council passed Ordinance No. 9297-a naming this 0park: "Ybor Centennial Park By Which Name It Shall Hereafter And Forever Be Known."

The Ordinance Commemorates Ybor City´s Centennial and it´s colorful and vibrant past. The park officially honors Vicente Martinez - Ybor, the developer of Ybor City. This world famous cigar center gave Tampa its rich and exotic Latin Heritage.

Erected In Loving Memory Of Vicente Martinez - Ybor By The Ybor Chamber Of Commerce, and The Ybor City Museum Society 1993


Notes:

City: Tampa, FL