Historic Markers Across Florida



Gen. Robert E. Lee, C.S.A.



Marker ID: UDC 
Location: Doyle Carlton Drive, behind Curtis Hixon Convention Center, Tampa
County: Hillsborough
Coordinates: N 27° 56.848    W 082° 27.476
  27.94746666    -82.45793333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2ADC
 



Text:

In 1848 a Board of Engineers with Lt. Col. Robert E. Lee, U.S.A. as recording officer visited Fort Brooke (Tampa). Aboard the Schooner Phenix they made a survey of Tampa Bay; requested government reservation of the bay keys and erection of defense works on Egmont Key.

Erected 1969 by Tampa Chapter 113 UDC ´John T. Usley, Sunny South Guard Camp SCV, Vallie H. Perry Chapter UDC Jessie Carter Tynor Chapter UDC Julia Hamson Noms Chapter UDC, Issac I. Moody Chapter UDC


Notes:

City: Tampa, FL
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