The Memorial Park
upon which the flagpole rests is actually on the north
side of US Hwy 92 and abuts Interstate 75 on its west
side. This location is approximately 600 yards south of
Hillsborough County, approximately at the junction of
I-4 and I-75, the flag can be seen from both
The very best and
longest visibility is seen traveling north on I-75 as
the flag is clearly seen one mile south while traveling
north while approaching the flag.
There is a long
sweeping right hand turn on Interstate 75 while
approaching the crossover of Interstate 4. On this
sweeping turn the flag is not visible. But when
traveling south on Interstate 75 upon passing over
Interstate 4 the flag comes into a commanding view.
This is the route all take traveling south on Interstate
75 to access the Cross Town Expressway in order to
easily enter the downtown.
Although the flag can
be seen against the Tampa skyline one mile east of the
junction of the interstates from the Hwy 579 overpass,
the flag is not visible until 300 yards before passing
under Interstate 75. On this route, one has to but
glance to his left for the flag to be clearly visible.
Because of the
intervening tree line the flag is not visible.
DIRECTIONS TO SITE:
Exit at the last
exit, one mile before the I-4/I-75 interstate junction,
at Martin Luther King Blvd. (Hwy. 574), go west to
Falkenburg Road. Turn right (north) at the light at
Falkenburg and the second light will be Hwy. 92. Turn
right (east) and the park is on the left immediately
before and at the Interstate.
Travel through the
I-4/I-75 interstate junction and take the first exit
from Interstate 75 at Martin Luther King Blvd. (Hwy.
574), go west to the light at Falkenburg Road. Turn
right (north) on Falkenburg and the second light will be
Hwy. 92. Turn right (east) and the park is on the left
immediately before and at the Interstate.
Take the 301/92 exit
exactly 2 miles west of the I-4/I-75 junction. Follow
the road signs taking you to Hwy 92 traveling east.
Stay on Hwy 92 and the park is on the left right before
and at the Interstate.
Exactly one mile
before the I-4/I-75 junction exit at the Mango exit (Hwy
579). Go south a few hundred yards to the light at Hwy
92. Turn right (west), go through one light and the
interstate and flag will be visible. The park is
immediately west of the interstate overpass and on the