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Tampa Preservation, Inc. (TPI) is a private, non-profit organization, established in 1973. TPI is dedicated to the preservation of the historic structures and neighborhoods of the Tampa Bay area and Hillsborough County, and to the education of the area's school children and residents about their unique heritage.

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2007 N. 18th Street
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-5437

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P.O. Box 18061
Tampa, FL 33679

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tpioffice@tampapreservation.com

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Mafia Tour of Ybor City

Scott M. Deitche, author of 5 books on the mob including, Cigar City Mafia and The Silent Don: The Criminal Underworld of Santo Trafficante Jr., will lead a two hour long jaunt through Tampa’s Mafia history. The tour will take you to old gambling palaces, street corners and alleys where some mobsters met their demise, and restaurants where wise guys like famed boss Santo Trafficante Jr. held court. Sponsored by Cigar City Magazine, this one-of-a-kind walk through Tampa’s most storied neighborhood. They guarantee you’ll never look at Ybor City the same way again.

Tour Dates:

January 12 | February 16 | March 9 | April 6

The tour starts off from King Corona at 1523 East 7th Avenue in Ybor City.
Tickets must be purchased one day prior to the event.

To book your tour, go to the Cigar City Magazine website.

2 comments to Mafia Tour of Ybor City

  • joe moore

    I am coming to tampa the middle of October for 2 weeks and would love to take the mafia tour. I am reading the book cigar city now. Will you have any tours in October 2013. Let me know how many you need for a tour. I will have 4 or more people. Thanks Joe Moore

    • TampaPres

      We don’t run this tour, but thought it was so great that we had to promote it. I suggest you call the number in the link (813) 358-3455 to find out when it will be offered again. It does sound great, but I was unable to attend.

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