Miami Beach in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Carlos J. Finlay
Carlos J. Finlay
Who discovered the transmission of yellow fever by the mosquito and made it posible to ovecome such a terrible scourge
The world regards this Cuban scientist as a great benefactor of humanity
Presented to the City of Miami Beach by the Republic of Cuba
August 20, 1949
Erected 1949 by The Republic of Cuba.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is August 20, 1949.
Location. 25° 47.816′ N, 80° 7.776′ W. Marker is in Miami Beach, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is on 21st Street west of Collins Avenue, on the right when traveling west. The marker is in the southern half of Collins Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Miami Beach FL 33139, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Martí (within shouting distance of this marker); Simón Bolívar (within shouting distance of this marker); Melvin J. Richard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackie Gleason (approx. Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln Road Mall (approx. half a mile away); First Church on Miami Beach (approx. half a mile away); Egyptian Filling Station (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami Beach.
Also see . . . Carlos J. Finlay. (Submitted on May 31, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 31, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.