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Miami, Florida: Bay of Pigs Monument: Eternal Flame

Oldest of Miami's three (at last count) Bay of Pigs shrines, this one has an eternal flame that was lit in 1971 on the 10th anniversary of the failed Cuban invasion.

806 SW 13th Ave., Miami, FL
On the south (eastbound) side of US-41 Tamiami Trail at its intersection with SW 13th Ave.
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Bay of Pigs Monument: Eternal Flame.

Bay of Pigs Monument: Eternal Flame

This is a monument in Little Havana, Miami, in honor of the fallen of the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Their names are engraved on the monument, and there is an eternal flame at the top. It was dedicated on April 17, 1971, by several hundred Cuban exiles.

[Cee Alvarez, 02/08/2024]

A second Bay of Pigs Monument was unveiled elsewhere in Miami in 2023. The city also offers a Bay of Pigs Museum in yet a third location.

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