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Tampa History

Who would have thought Tampa possessed such a rich and fascinating history, reaching back some 14,000 years? Join Tampa Bay History Center docents, members of the museum's History Krewe, to explore some of the significant events that impacted Tampa and helped shape it into the city we know today. Topics included in eight presentations: Tampa's first people, the Seminole Indians, Cigar City (Ybor City), the Spanish-American War, the history of Hyde Park, the history of Gasparilla and more.