Historic Markers Across Florida



Dominican Proto Martyrs Of America a.d. 1549-1965



Marker ID:  
Location: on stone at Bayshore Boulevard, Tarpon, Weighing Station, Tampa, FL.
County: Hillsborough
Coordinates: N 27° 56.412    W 082° 27.603
  27.9402    -82.46005
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMTHBW
 



Text:

Near this spot on Tampa Bay Father Louis Cancer and three religious - in search of a mission site in lands of the Timucan and Caloosa Nations under Royal Order of Prince

Phillip II of Spain suffered martyrdom at hands of hostile Indians.

Erected by Hillsborough County Historical Commission 1965


Notes:


City: Tampa, FL
The dates on the marker are hard to read. Not sure if the dates are really A.D. 1549-A.D. 1965.