Historic Markers Across Florida



The Rough Riders Rode By Here 1898



Marker ID:  
Location: 7th Avenue & 2nd St., Ybor City, Tampa, FL.
County: Hillsborough
Coordinates: N 27° 56.837    W 082° 27.463
  27.94728333    -82.45771666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM701P
 



Text:

The intersection of Seventh Avenue and Twenty Second Street was a sandy-cross road connecting three army encampments in the Ybor City area during the Spanish American War.

At this cross-road was located a water-trough where the Rough Riders watered their mounts.

Cot Teddy Roosevelt frequently rode by here on his horse "Texas," followed by his little dog, •-´Cuba."

Erected by the ColuTnbia Restaurant 1961


Notes:

City: Tampa, FL