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- MacFarlane's addition to West Tampa, comprises 215 acres, subdivided in 1290 lots.
- Tampa Times, 1893-1958 ( Printer )
Tony Pizzo Collection ( Contributor )
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- Physical Description:
- 1 page of newspaper ( 7 x 7 cm )
- Subjects / Keywords:
- Newspaper ( Documentary Artifact, Communication Artifact ) ( nmc )
MacFarlane, Hugh C. ( nmc )
Leadership ( lctgm )
Real estate development ( lctgm )
- Spatial Coverage:
- Tampa |z 1271000 |2 ceeus
Hillsborough County |z 12057 |2 ceeus
United States of America -- Florida -- Hillsborough County -- Tampa
- General Note:
- His was a life of achievements ' a great lawyer, pioneer land developer, public servant and a Tampa booster. Had the honor of serving as State's Attorney, Tampa City Attorney, Port Commissioner, and Supt. of Public Works. In 1892, converted 200 acres of an alligator infested wilderness into the City of West Tampa. Donated lands and
buildings to cigar manufacturers, constructed the Fortune St. bride and a street-car line. In 1908, donated 40 acres for the creation of Macfarlane Park. Macfarlane had "the canniness of a Scot, the resourcefulness of an American and the genuine wit and wisdom of a Florida Cracker."
- Funded in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Ephemeral Cities Project.
- Source Institution:
- University of South Florida
- Holding Location:
- University of South Florida, Tampa FLorida, Special Collection
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