Historic Markers Across Florida

1851-1891 - Tampa

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Location: Kennedy Blvd. and Morgan St.
County: Hillsborough
Coordinates: N 27° 56.922    W 082° 27.322
  27.9487    -82.45536666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5J0D


Site of Tampa´s First Church Building and first frame ecclesiastical House of Worship erected in the area of all South Florida. Built by the Methodist congregation under the superintendence of Rev. L. G. Lesley.
General T.J. "Stonewall" Jackson contributed $5 in gold to its building fund; and General O.O. Howard, head of the Freedmen´s Bureau, Founder of Howard College, Washington, D.C. was converted therein.
The Hillsborough County Historical Commission - 1964


City: Tampa, FL