BATEY OF THE AMÉRICA LIBRE SUGAR MILL
Located in the ancient sugar mill called Oriente, property of The Sugar State of Oriente (Covered by the American Howell Group) it became the most important scene of the worker’s struggle in Contramaestre.
Here is the house where the Rebel Command (Comandancia Rebelde) was established on December 19th of 1958, and it was also the scene for important events related to the last period of the insurrectional struggle against Batista’s dictatorship in Cuba.
In this place the Commander in Chief Fidel Castro designed the strategy for following and neutralising the enemy’s attempts to ruin the Revolution’s triumph. It was declared a National Monument on October 7th of 2000.
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