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José Martí

1853 - 1895

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, December 11, 2020
1. José Martí Marker
Inscription.  
Symbol of
Cuba's struggle
for Freedom
and Democracy

This monument contains soil from:
Argentina • Bolivia • Brasil • Chile • Colombia • Costa Rica • Cuba • Rep. Dominicana • Ecuador • El Salvador • España • Guatemala • Honduras • Key West, Fla • México • New York, N.Y. • Nicaragua • Panamá • Paraguay • Perú • Puerto Rico • Tampa, Fla • Uruguay • Venezuela

He stood
against
slavery and
discrimination

He loved
the Americas
as he loved
his country

Cultivo una rosa
blanca,
en junio como en enero,
para el amigo sincero
que me da su mano
franca

Y para el cruel
que me arranca
el corazón con que vivo
cardo ni oruga cultivo:
cultivo la rosa
blanca

[English translation:]
I cultivate a white rose
In July as in January
For the sincere friend
Who gives me his hand frankly.

And for the cruel person who tears out
the heart with which I
José Martí Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 11, 2020
2. José Martí Marker
live,
I cultivate neither nettles nor thorns:
I cultivate a white rose.

This monument is dedicated
to the City of Baltimore
by the Hispanic community of Maryland and
by the Members of the Board of
"The Cuban American Foundation
Pro José Martí, Inc."

 
Erected 1998 by Hispanic community of Maryland and by the Members of the Board of "The Cuban American Foundation Pro José Martí, Inc.".
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicHispanic AmericansPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 39° 17.648′ N, 76° 35.641′ W. Marker is in Dunbar-Broadway in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of North Broadway and East Fayette Street, in the median on North Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 N Broadway, Baltimore MD 21231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Wildey Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Home and Hospital (about 300 feet away); Site of Poe’s Death (about 300 feet away); Ferdinand Clairborne Latrobe (approx. 0.2 miles away); The General’s Highway (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Charles W. Simmons
José Martí Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 11, 2020
3. José Martí Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Dunbar High School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunbar-Broadway.
 
Also see . . .  I Cultivate a White Rose (Cultivo Una Rose Blanca) by Jose Marti. Poets of the Caribbean, the source of the English translation of the material. (Submitted on December 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.) 
 
José Martí Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 11, 2020
4. José Martí Marker
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By Devry Becker Jones, December 11, 2020
5. José Martí Marker
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By Devry Becker Jones, December 11, 2020
6. José Martí Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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