Sangria & Stories: USS Tampa – Pageantry, Protection & Patriotism
6:00 pM – 7:30 PM EST
Tampa Bay History Center
801 Old Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602
The story of the USS TAMPA is one of binding friendship and love between the city of Tampa and a Coast Guard cutter who originally came to Tampa to enliven the city’s Gasparilla invasions. Nancy Turner, community activist and chronicler of the USS Tampa, and Robin Gonzalez, educator and author of “USCGC Tampa – Tampa’s Own,” will share stories of the 24 Tampa sailors aboard the ship and their efforts to document and celebrate the history of the WWI-era ship.
Sangria and Stories includes in-gallery talk, glass of sangria and complimentary parking. Program is limited to 25 attendees, advance registration is required.