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HILLSBOROUGH HISTORY

Q How did Citrus Park get its start? Answer on Page 8

A The community was incorporated in 1911 by the North Tampa Land Co. of Chicago. The town site was divided into 70 blocks with 12 lots each. The North Tampa Land Co. also built what is now known as the "Little Red Schoolhouse."

SOURCE: Ceta Rodgers Armitage in History of Keystone, Odessa and Citrus Park.

If you have an interesting fact about Hillsborough's History, send it to Ron Brackett, Community Times, 1000 N Ashley Drive, Suite 700, Tampa, FL 33602.

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