Miami Beach in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
1853 - 1895
A tribute from all Cubans and Latin Americans in exile honoring his inspired patriotic life devoted to freedom and justice for all
Comite Pro Busto J. Marti
Acknowledgement to: City of Miami Beach elected officials 1986
Carlos Dimant ∙ W.Q.C.N. Union Radio
May 19, 1986
Erected 1986 by Comité Pro Busto José Martí.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is May 19, 1986.
Location. 25° 47.802′ N, 80° 7.763′ W. Marker is in Miami Beach, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Memorial is on 21st Street west of Collins Avenue, on the right when traveling west. 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. Carlos J. Finlay (within shouting distance of this marker); Simón Bolívar Melvin J. Richard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackie Gleason (approx. 0.3 miles away); 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. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami Beach.
Regarding José Martí. A translation to English of the Martí quote could be, "The beaches of exile are only beautiful when you have to tell them: Goodbye!"
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 31, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.