Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sociedad La Union Marti-Maceo
Erected 1998 by City of Tampa, Ybor City Development Corp.and Florida Dept. of State. (Marker Number F-387.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Hispanic Americans • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 27° 57.62′ N, 82° 26.758′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on East 7th Avenue (State Road 45), on the right when traveling west. Located in Ybor City Historic District of Tampa, between North 13th St and Nuccio Parkway. 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. Rough Riders (a few steps from this marker); Ybor City Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Jose Marti (within shouting distance of this marker); Cradle of Cuban Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); Antonio Maceo Grajales (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Casa de Pedroso (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named La Casa de Pedroso (about 300 feet away); “Cuba” (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
Regarding Sociedad La Union Marti-Maceo.
1. Sociedad La Union Marti-Maceo, The History - Ybor City's Afro-Cuban Club since 1900
Jose Marti (1835-1895) was born in Havana in 1853. Jose Marti is considered one of the great writers of the Hispanic world. Marti believed that freedom and justice should be the conerstone of any government. His writings condemn all despotic regimes and the abridgement of human rights.
Antonio Maceo (1848-1896), or General Antonio Maceo Grajales, was the second-in-command of the Cuban army of independence. Commonly known as the "The Bronze Titan," Maceo was one of the the outstanding guerrilla leaders in nineteenth century Latin America. (Originally at http://martimaceo.org).
— Submitted August 19, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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