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Fernandina Beach in Nassau County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)

Florida House

José Martí

— 1853-1895 —

Florida House Marker image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Thomas P. Martin, March 10, 2011
1. Florida House Marker
Inscription.  Cuban patriot and poet, champion of liberty and of respect for human dignity, lived here in February 1893 during his struggle for the independence of his country.

Fernandina Beach, January 28, 1990.
Anniversary of his birth.

Erected 1990 by Latin-American Club of Jacksonville and Spanish-American Cultural Association of Jacksonville.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Hispanic Americans. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1893.
Location. 30° 40.218′ N, 81° 27.785′ W. Marker is in Fernandina Beach, Florida, in Nassau County. Marker is on South 3rd Street south of Centre Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in front of Florida House Inn. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 South 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach FL 32034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Post Office–Customs House-Courthouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Post Office Lamp Posts (about 500 feet away); Revolutionary War Invasion of British East Florida (about 600 feet away); The Lesesne House
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(about 600 feet away); Nassau County Historic Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Florida's First Atlantic to Gulf Railroad (about 600 feet away); William Bartram Trail (about 700 feet away); David L. Yulee (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fernandina Beach.
Florida House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Florida Stories Walks
2. Florida House Marker
José Martí image. Click for full size.
Juan Bautista Valdés / Public domain, 1892
3. José Martí
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Jun. 3, 2023