Historic Markers Across Florida

The Tampa Bay Hotel, 1891 The University of Tampa, 1933

Marker ID:  
Location: At the University of Tampa on University Dr.
County: Hillsborough
Coordinates: N 27° 56.808    W 082° 27.836
  27.9468    -82.46393333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2AD3


This former grand old resort hotel, a seat of culture and education, has been the proud symbol of Tampa since 1891. Erected by the University of Tampa Class of 1991, on the occasion of the centennial of the building, this marker is a tribute to the role of the hotel and the university in the rich history of this area.

Let those who have passed through these halls inspire us to realize that life is truly what we make of it.

The University of Tampa Class of 1991 - erected April 13, 1991


City: Tampa, FL