Orestes Ferrara

Orestes Ferrara (HM5O0)

Location: Tampa, FL 33605 Hillsborough County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 57.617', W 82° 26.42'

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Cuban patriots used this corner for street meetings in 1895. Among the speakers was Orestes Ferrara young Italian revolutionary in his Garibaldi red shirt. Ferrara stirred the Cuban exiles to fighting frenzy against Spanish oppression.

The young Italian joined a Tampa expedition to Cuba and became a celebrated guerrilla under Gen. Maximo Gomez with the birth of the Cuban Republic. Ferrara rose to high office as lawyer, author, President of the Cuban Senate, Secretary of State and Cuban Ambassador to the United States.
HM NumberHM5O0
Year Placed1962
Placed ByTampa Soap Corporation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 358322 N 3093637
Decimal Degrees27.96028333, -82.44033333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 57.617', W 82° 26.42'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 57' 37.02" N, 82° 26' 25.20" W
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Area Code(s)813
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1702 E 7th Ave, Tampa FL 33605, US
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