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La Liga Patriotica De Instruccion

Est. 1889

 

—(The Patriot League Instruction) —

 
La Liga Patriotica De Instruccion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
1. La Liga Patriotica De Instruccion Marker
Inscription. On this corner was located the famous night school which was established for the welfare of the Cuban emigres of the flourishing cigar center. Classes were conducted by Don Jose Guadalupe Rivero. To these compatriots who worked with tabacco leaves in the day and book leaves at night, Josi Marti, praising their revolutionary efforts confessed, "I thought I was coming to do something, but I find that everything has been done".
 
Erected 1962 by Las Novedades Spanish Restaurant.
 
Location. 27° 57.664′ N, 82° 26.661′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on 8th Avenue near 14th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Ybor City Historic District of Tampa. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33605, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Chino — Pajarito Restaurant (a few steps from this marker); Ybor City's First Fire Station (within shouting distance of this marker); José Martí (within shouting distance of this marker); “Cuba” (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of the Cigar Industry in Tampa
La Liga Patriotica De Instruccion Marker along 8th Ave., Ybor City image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 13, 2008
2. La Liga Patriotica De Instruccion Marker along 8th Ave., Ybor City
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Cherokee Club (within shouting distance of this marker); La Casa de Pedroso (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named La Casa de Pedroso (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tampa.
 
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La Liga Patriotica De Instruccion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. La Liga Patriotica De Instruccion Marker
Later, this was the Louis Wohl Household Supplies store, and The Palace, operated by Louis and Mark Shine.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,446 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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