Photo: Joy Wallace Dickinson
The Ybor City Museum at 9th Avenue and 19th Street in Tampa is housed in the historic Ferlita Bakery building and is part of the Florida State Park system.
…People from Cuba, Spain, Sicily and other locations arrived to form what Florida historian Gary Mormino has called ‘one of the great immigrant communities in America’ in the late 19th and early 20th centuries…
The Ybor City Museum State Park is an urban park and historical museum in the heart of the National Historic Landmark District at 1818 9th Ave., Tampa. It’s about a 90-minute drive from downtown Orlando and consists of a main exhibit space, housed in the historic Ferlita Bakery building, as well as a Mediterranean-style garden and a recreated cigar worker’s house…”
— Joy Wallace Dickinson, Florida Flashback in the Orlando Sentinel