20 famous people you probably didn’t know were buried in Tampa Bay


From George Steinbrenner to the guy who invented the human cannonball, the Tampa Bay area is the final resting place of many well-known historical figures, entertainers, business leaders, activists and heroes. The lives of these famous (and infamous) celebrities reflect Tampa Bay's history as a hub of cultural connections and brave trailblazers. For those of you looking to learn more about this topic, the City of Tampa actually has a great walking tour of Oaklawn Cemetery.

H/T to History Bike Tampa for help with crosschecking graves.