The palace of the Captain-General in Havana, Cuba.

Captain-General's Palace, Havana

The palace of the Captain-General in Havana, Cuba.

The flag of Cuba was adopted on May 20, 1902, containing a field with five blue and white stripes, and a red triangle at the hoist with a white 5-pointed star. The flag was designed in 1848 for the liberation movement, which sought to detach Cuba from Spain. The flag was briefly hoisted in 1850 at Cardenas but was not officially adopted until 1902, when independence was granted by the US.

Cuban Flag

The flag of Cuba was adopted on May 20, 1902, containing a field with five blue and white stripes, and…

El Caney (also Caney) is a small village 4 miles (6.4 km) to the northeast of Santiago, Cuba. "Caney" means longhouse in Taíno.

Spanish Earthworks and Entrenchments at El Caney

El Caney (also Caney) is a small village 4 miles (6.4 km) to the northeast of Santiago, Cuba. "Caney"…

(1826-1905) Cuban soldier and patriot that fought to win the freedom of Cuba from Spain

Maximo Gomez

(1826-1905) Cuban soldier and patriot that fought to win the freedom of Cuba from Spain

(1489-1527) A Spanish conquistador who went to Hispaniola and Cuba.

Juan de Grijalva

(1489-1527) A Spanish conquistador who went to Hispaniola and Cuba.

Havana, Cuba, when the Spaniards landed.

Havana

Havana, Cuba, when the Spaniards landed.

Havana Harbor is the port of Havana, the capital of Cuba, and it is the main port in Cuba.

Havana Harbor

Havana Harbor is the port of Havana, the capital of Cuba, and it is the main port in Cuba.

A species of conifer found in The Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti, and Jamaica.

Branch of Juniperus Barbadensis

A species of conifer found in The Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti, and Jamaica.

(1460-1521) A famous Spanish conquistador who settled Florida.

Ponce de Leon

(1460-1521) A famous Spanish conquistador who settled Florida.

A drawing portraying the murder and mutilation of the natives of Cuba by the Spaniards.

Murder and Mutilation of the Natives of Cuba by the Spaniards

A drawing portraying the murder and mutilation of the natives of Cuba by the Spaniards.

Theodore Roosevelt organized and helped command the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment – the Rough Riders – during the Spanish-American War.

Roosevelt and the Rough Riders

Theodore Roosevelt organized and helped command the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment – the…

Also known as Roystonea regia. A species of palm native to southern Florida, Mexico, and parts of Central America.

Branch of Royal Palm

Also known as Roystonea regia. A species of palm native to southern Florida, Mexico, and parts of Central…

(1496-1542) A famous Spanish conquistador and navigator who explored Florida.

Hernando de Soto

(1496-1542) A famous Spanish conquistador and navigator who explored Florida.

"United States troops landing at Baiquiri, Cuba." -Gordy, 1916

Spanish-American War

"United States troops landing at Baiquiri, Cuba." -Gordy, 1916

A species of palm native to southern Florida and Cuba.

Branch of Thrinax Keyensis

A species of palm native to southern Florida and Cuba.

The seal of the United States and Cuba.

US and Cuba

The seal of the United States and Cuba.