Madame Fortune Taylor Walking Tour


October, 2019





10:00 AM – 11:30 PM EST


John F. Germany Public Library

900 N. Ashley Dr.

Tampa, FL 33602

A former slave, business owner and community leader who amassed more than 30 acres of land along the eastern bank of the Hillsborough River in the 1800s, Fortune Taylor was a true Tampa pioneer. 

New this fall, the Madame Fortune Taylor Walking Tour take you through original homestead of Madame Taylor, the namesake of Tampa’s Fortune Street and the recently re-named Fortune Taylor Bridge.

History Center walking tours take place outdoors. Guests will walk approximately six block on public rights of way. Pre-registration is required.

Tours meet at the John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL 33602.