Cuban Friendship Urn

Cuban Friendship Urn (HM4WS)

Location: Washington, DC 20024
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.712', W 77° 2.295'

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(smaller plaque on the urn) El recuerdo del "Maine" tendr? eterna duraci?n durante los siglos los lazos de la amistad entre la tierra de Cuba y la tierra de los Estados Unidos de Norte Am?rica. —Gerardo Machado

(plaque on base) Esta copa fu? esculpida de un fragmento de la columna de m?rmol del monumento a las v?ctimas del "Maine" ericido en la ciudad de La Habana, cuya columna fu? derribada por el cicl?n de 20 de Octubre de 1926.

(English translation)
The memory of the "Maine" will last forever through the centuries [as will] the bonds of friendship between the homeland of Cuba and the homeland of the United States of North America. —Gerardo Machado.

This urn was sculpted from a fragment of the marble column from the Monument to the Victims of the "Maine" erected in the city of Havana. The column was toppled by the October 20, 1926 hurricane.
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HM NumberHM4WS
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 4:26pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323194 N 4305271
Decimal Degrees38.87853333, -77.03825000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.712', W 77° 2.295'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 42.72" N, 77° 2' 17.70" W
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Area Code(s)202, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 971 Ohio Dr SW, Washington DC 20024, US
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