Marker text: YBOR CENTENNIAL PARK
On June 12, 1986, the Tampa City Council passed Ordinance No. 9297-a naming this park:
ÒYbor Centennial Park By Which Name It Shall Hereafter And Forever Be Known.Ó
Signed: Bob Martinez, Mayor; Sandra W. Freedman. Chairman, City Council
The ordinance commemorates Ybor CityÕs Centennial and its colorful and vibrant past.
The park officially honors Vicente Martinez-Ybor, the developer of Ybor City. This world famous cigar center gave Tampa its rich and exotic Latin Heritage.
Erected In Loving Memory Of Vicente Martinez-Ybor by The Ybor Chamber Of Commerce, and The Ybor City Museum Society, 1993