Courtney Campbell Parkway nears its 75th birthday
With its remarkable views, numerous species of wildlife, lush vegetation and wide range of recreational opportunities, the scenic corridor we know as the Courtney Campbell Parkway is more than a highway. The 9.9-mile stretch that runs at sea level along Old Tampa Bay is an area icon. It doesn't just connect Tampa with Clearwater. It links present-day Tampa Bay with yesteryear. Opened June 28, 1934, 75 years ago this Sunday, to much fanfare, the parkway is quintessential Tampa Bay.
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