Old photos of Tampa, Florida
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History of city Tampa, Florida in photos

A small historical reference


Settled: 1823

Incorporated (village): January 18, 1849

Incorporated (town): September 10, 1853 and August 11, 1873

Incorporated (city): December 15, 1855 and July 15, 1887

Population: 369 075

Tampa. Crafts' hotel, circa 1870
Crafts' hotel, circa 1870
Tampa. Bank of Tampa building, circa 1880
Men assembled in front of the Bank of Tampa building, circa 1880
Tampa. Southwest corner, circa 1880
Southwest corner of Florida Avenue and Lafayette Street, this is the city hall corner, circa 1880
Tampa. Union soldiers, 1865
Union soldiers gathered at Cooley's, 1865
Tampa. View of Courthouse, circa 1870
View of the Hillsborough County Courthouse, circa 1870
Tampa. View from the opera house, circa 1870
View from the opera house looking south on Franklin Street, circa 1870
Tampa. View of North Tampa, circa 1880
View of North Tampa, circa 1880
Tampa. View of the opera house, circa 1870
View of the opera house between stores, circa 1870

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After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.

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