Ybor City Museum

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Kim Cool mentions this haunting briefly in her book, “Ghost Stories of Tampa Bay.” The claim revolves around the Ybor City Museum gift shop, and a particular book that frequently moves to different places around the shelves, and sometimes even flies violently to the floor when no one is around.

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Geographic Information

1818 E 9th Ave
Tampa, FL 33605
United States

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27.96192215805154, -82.43834750354836
Hillsborough County, Florida
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