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Cradle of Cuban Liberty

 
 
Cradle of Cuban Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
1. Cradle of Cuban Liberty Marker
Inscription.  On this corner was located El Liceo Cubano, a tobacco stripping house converted into a Cuban social center in 1886. This is the cradle of Cuban independence. Here, on Nov. 26-27, 1891, Jose Marti delivered the two speeches, "Con Todos y Para Todos" and "Los Pinos Nuevos", and drafted "Las Resoluciones" which became the program of the united Cuban Revolutionary Party and eventually secured the independence of Cuba from Spain in 1898.
 
Erected 1962 by Greater Tampa Chamber Of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic AmericansPatriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1912.
 
Location. 27° 57.62′ N, 82° 26.709′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on East 7th Avenue (State Road 45) near 14th Avenue. Located in Ybor City Historic District of Tampa. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Antonio Maceo Grajales (within shouting distance of this marker); Jose Marti (within shouting distance of this marker);
Cradle of Cuban Liberty Marker, E. 7th Ave (SR 45 ) and 14th Ave. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 13, 2008
2. Cradle of Cuban Liberty Marker, E. 7th Ave (SR 45 ) and 14th Ave.
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La Casa de Pedroso (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named La Casa de Pedroso (within shouting distance of this marker); “Cuba” (within shouting distance of this marker); Sociedad La Union Marti-Maceo (within shouting distance of this marker); Rough Riders (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Chino — Pajarito Restaurant (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
 
Regarding Cradle of Cuban Liberty. Titles of the speeches translated are, "With All and For All" and "The New Pine Trees," and the drafted "Resolutions."
 
Also see . . .  The Cuban Revolutionary Party, Published in Patria, New York, April 3 1892. (Submitted on January 10, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Cradle of Cuban Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 13, 2008
3. Cradle of Cuban Liberty Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,685 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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