See also:town of
See also:Cuba, in
See also:Havana province, about 6 m . E. of Havana . Pop . (1907) 14,368 . Guanabacoa is served by railway to Havana, with which it is connected by the
See also:ferry across the
See also:bay . It is picturesquely situated amid woods, on high hills which furnish a
See also:fine view . There are medicinal springs in the town, and deposits of liquid
See also:bitumen in the neighbouring hills . The town is essentially a residence suburb of the capital, and has some rather
See also:pretty streets and squares and some old and interesting churches (including Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, 1714-1721) . Just outside the city is the
See also:church of
See also:Potosi with a famous " wonder-working "
See also:shrine and image . An
See also:pueblo of the same name existed here before 1555, and a church was established in 1576 . Already at the end of the, r 7th century Guanabacoa was the fashionable summer residence of Havana . It enjoyed its greatest popularity in this respect from the end of the 18th to the
See also:middle of the 19th century .
It was created a
See also:villa with an
See also:ayuntamiento (city council) in 1743 . Ir, 1762 its fort, the Little Morro, on the N.
See also:shore near Cojimar (a bathing
See also:beach, where the
See also:Key West
See also:cable now lands), was taken by the
See also:English .
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