FLORIDA CONVERSATIONS: Hurricane of 1921 Anniversary
October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
On October 25, 1921, Tampa Bay suffered the most destructive hurricane to hit the area since 1848. A storm surge estimated at 11 feet destroyed substantial portions of the sea wall along with coastal locations. The storm surge inundated areas along Tampa’s Bayshore Boulevard. Learn about the history of this devastating event at the History Center’s Florida Conversation presentation with a Q&A session.
Presented by Dr. Brad Massey, TBHC Saunders Foundation Curator of Public History, and Greg Dee, ABC Action News Meteorologist.
Florida Conversations is underwritten by the TBHC Endowment Fund at USF and co-sponsored by USF Libraries Florida Studies Center and the Tampa Bay History Center, with media support from WUSF Public Media.