Mayor Buckhorn to Unveil the 30th Historical Monuments for the Historical Monument Trail at the Riverwalk

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Program Recognizes Significant Persons and Events in Tampa’s History 

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn, in conjunction with the Friends of the Riverwalk, will unveil the fifth group of Tampa's greats who are to be memorialized along the Historical Monument Trail that winds around Tampa’s Riverwalk. Serving as an educational tool to residents and visitors alike, the Trail, created in 2012, uses busts and monuments to represent significant events and noteworthy people that have shaped the history of Tampa and Hillsborough County.

This will represent the 30th and final historical monuments.


Speakers will include Mayor Buckhorn; Ernest Hooper, as Master of Ceremonies, Steve Anderson, Chair of the Historical Monument Trail; and Rodney Kite-Powell, Chair of the Selection Committee. 


Friday, December 1, 2017

11:00 a.m.


Tampa Bay Convention Center, water side on the Riverwalk

333 S. Franklin Street

Tampa, FL 33602

About the Tampa Riverwalk

The Friends of the Riverwalk is a 501 (c) (3), not-for-profit entity.  It is organized to enhance the quality of life and build a stronger sense of community in Tampa by preserving the waterfront for use by our citizens and visitors.  To learn more about the Tampa Riverwalk, Historical Monument Trail and Friends of the Riverwalk, go to