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The modern history of Tampa, Florida, can be traced to the founding of Fort Brooke at the mouth of the Hillsborough River in today's downtown in 1824, soon after the United States had taken possession of Florida from Spain. Wikipedia

  • Tampa, Florida

    Major city that serves as the county seat of Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. On the west coast of Florida on Tampa Bay, near the Gulf of Mexico. Wikipedia

  • Ybor City

    Historic neighborhood just northeast of downtown Tampa, Florida, United States. Founded in the 1880s by Vicente Martinez-Ybor and other cigar manufacturers and populated by thousands of immigrants, mainly from Cuba, Spain, and Italy. Wikipedia

  • Tampa Smokers

    Name used between 1919 and 1954 by a series of minor league baseball teams based in Tampa, Florida. Nod to the local cigar industry, which was the most important industry in Tampa during the years in which the Smokers were active. Wikipedia

  • Tampa Convention Center

    Mid-sized convention center located in downtown Tampa, Florida at the mouth of the Hillsborough River. It has both waterfront views of Tampa Bay and views of the city's skyline. Wikipedia

  • Fort Brooke

    Historical military post situated on the east bank of the Hillsborough River in present-day Tampa, Florida. Established in 1824, soon after Florida was acquired by the United States from Spain. Wikipedia

  • Of the history of the city of Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. 1824 – Fort Brooke established by U.S. Army in the Territory of Florida. Wikipedia


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