FRANK PAÍS GARCÍA MUSEUM HOUSE
It opened its doors as a museum on November 30th of 1964, and since then it exhibits photographs, documents and personal objects of the País García brothers and their family. It was declared a National Monument on October 10th of 1978.
The house was built during the second half of the XIX century. The brothers Frank and Josué País García, brave young men that played an important part in the struggle against Fulgencio Batista’s dictatorship, are honoured here.
Frank, a teacher, organised and directed the armed struggle that took place on November 30th of 1956 in Santiago de Cuba, in support of the landing of the Granma yacht; and later on he was named chief of action and sabotage of the 26 of July movement by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro.
Frank was evilly murdered in the street (Callejón del Muro) on July 30th of 1957, one month after his brother Josué’s death.
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