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Antonio Maceo Destination Guide

Delve into Antonio Maceo in Cuba

Antonio Maceo in the region of Santiago de Cuba is a city in Cuba - some 473 mi or ( 762 km ) South-East of Havana , the country's capital .

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Current time in Antonio Maceo is now 09:31 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " America/Havana " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Spanish Town, St Ann's Bay, Port Maria, Port Antonio, and Kingston. While being here, make sure to check out Spanish Town . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Antonio Maceo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



4:11 min by JCVdude
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From the people, cities, parks, music, food and history, Cuba is one of our favourite destinations. Music: Balla mi rumba Candido Dupuy from Cuba ..

CUBAN MUSIC: La Familia Valera Miranda - Puro Son en Concierto

10:10 min by J. Calvin Jarrell
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This video excerpt from "Puro Son en Concierto," at La Casa la Trova in Santiago de Cuba, has been posted with permission by La Familia Valera Miranda. "La Familia" is one of the best and most authent ..

Hot Cuban Salsa

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Santiago de Cuba en Carnaval

1:32 min by Miguel Noa
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Por Miguel Noa Menéndez Cada mes de julio en la ciudad de Santiago de Cuba tienen lugar los carnavales más alegres coloridos y divertidos del país. Every month of July in the city of Santiago de Cuba ..

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Interesting facts about this location

USS Merrimac (1894)

USS Merrimac was a steamship in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War. Merrimac was built by Swan & Hunter shipyard as SS Solveig in Wallsend, England, in November 1894. She was purchased by the US Navy in April 1898. Rear Admiral William T. Sampson ordered her to be sunk as a blockship at the entrance of Santiago Harbor, Cuba, in an attempt to trap the Spanish fleet in the harbor.

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Located at 19.98 -75.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1894 ships, Battles and conflicts without fatalities, Maritime incidents in 1898, Ships built in England, Shipwrecks in the Caribbean Sea, Shipwrecks of the Spanish-American War, Spanish–American War naval ships of the United States, Steamships of Norway, Steamships of the United States Navy, United States Navy Massachusetts-related ships, United States Navy New Hampshire-related ships

Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca

The Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca (also known by the less formal title of Castillo del Morro or as San Pedro de la Roca Castle) is a fortress on the coast of the Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba. About 6 miles (10 km) southwest of the city centre, it overlooks the bay. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:19|58|7.34|N|75|52|13.08|W| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 19.97 -75.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Forts in Cuba, Houses completed in 1700, Houses completed in 1740, Santiago de Cuba, World Heritage Sites in Cuba

Moncada Barracks

The Moncada Barracks was a military barracks in Santiago de Cuba, named after General Guillermón Moncada, a hero of the War of Independence. On July 26, 1953, the barracks was the site of an armed attack by a small group of revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro. This armed attack is widely accepted as the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.

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Located at 20.03 -75.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Cuban Revolution, Military installations of Cuba, Santiago de Cuba

San Juan Hill (Cuba)

San Juan Hill is a series of hills to the east of Santiago, Cuba running north to south and known as the San Juan Heights or in Spanish "Alturas de San Juan" before Spanish-American War of 1898. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:20.0200185|N|75.7982129|W||||| | |name= }} Now part of an area called "Lomas de San Juan. " These were the heights where Spanish soldiers entrenched themselves in the most famous battle of the Spanish-American War; the Battle of San Juan Hill.

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Located at 20.02 -75.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Hills of Cuba

10th Cavalry Regiment (United States)

The 10th Cavalry Regiment is a unit of the United States Army. Formed as a segregated African-American unit, the 10th Cavalry was one of the original "Buffalo Soldier" regiments. It served in combat during the Indian Wars in the western United States, the Spanish-American War in Cuba and in the Philippine-American War. The regiment was trained as a combat unit but later relegated to non-combat duty and served in that capacity in World War II until its deactivation in 1944.

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Located at 20.02 -75.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Buffalo Soldier units and formations, Cavalry regiments of the United States Army, Comanche Campaign, Military units and formations established in 1866, Military units and formations of the United States in the Indian Wars