Tony Pizzo's Tampa - Television Series

Tony Pizzo's Tampa, Part 02, "Bugles and Billy Bowlegs," 1979

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Publisher

WUSF

Publication Date

1979

Abstract

Part Two, "Bugles and Billy Bowlegs" of Tony Pizzo's Tampa Series aired on WUSF in 1979. The episode had guest speaker Charles Knight and told of Tampa history from the establishment of Fort Brooke to the end of the three Seminole Wars. Includes how the Seminole came to Florida from Georgia and time in Florida, the Treaty of Moultrie Creek and their expulsion to reservations by President Andrew Jackson. Includes mention of Chief Micanopy, Chief Osceola, Major Francis Langhorne Dade, Polly Parker, and Chief Holata Micco (known as Billy Bowlegs)

Keywords

Seminole, Holata Micco (1808?-1863 or 1864), Billy Bowlegs, Micanopy (c. 1780-1849), Osceola (Seminole chief 1804-1838), Relations with Indigenous peoples, Treaty Indigenous reservations, Indigenous reservations, Indigenous reservations--Florida, Indian Removal Act (1813-1903), 1st Seminole War (1817-1818), 2nd Seminole War (1835-1842)

Extent

00:28:51

Subject: geographic

Hillsborough County (Fla.); Tampa (Fla.)

Language

English

Digital Date

2024

Media Type

Documentary film

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