Grave shafts discovered at Water Street Tampa site

A number of graves dating back to the 1830's have been discovered in the area under construction north of Channelside Drive known as Water Street Tampa.
Published November 20
Updated November 30

By, James Borchuck

Staff Writer

A number of graves dating back to the 1830's have been discovered in the area under construction north of Channelside Drive known as Water Street Tampa. They are in an area known as old Fort Brooke, a long-perished Army post established in 1824 to protect Tampa's early settlers.

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