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Agramonte Park Camaguey

The Agramonte park covers the area of the square where the mayor founded the town in 1528. The Agramonte Park features four palms to remind Cubans of the 4 patriots executed for participating in the first independence uprisings in Jucaral Camaguey on July 4, 1851. At the time, Cubans could not erect statues to their […]

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Church of our Lady of Solitude Camaguey

Local legend attributes the origin of the Church of Our Lady of Solitude in Camaguey to the will of the Virgin, specifically in the second half of the seventeenth century. As the fable goes, a small box fell from a horse drawn cart at this exact location in the late 1600s. It was unexpectedly found […]

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Home of Ignacio Agramonte Camaguey

While you’re in Camaguey, one of the popular city attractions is the birthplace of Ignacio Agramonte a Cuban revolutionary, who played a key role in Cuba’s famous Ten Year War between 1868 and 1878. Agramonte was born in the province of Puerto Principe which is now part of Camaguey. Born on December 23 1841, he […]

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