Museo de la Masacre de Ponce, Ponce

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The Museo de la Masacre de Ponce (the Ponce Massacre Museum) is a human rights museum and historic building in Ponce, Puerto Rico. It depicts the history and events surrounding the Ponce massacre, which occurred in broad daylight on Palm Sunday in 1937. The museum is housed inside the building where the event itself occurred, with one of its sections devoted to the Nationalist leader, Pedro Albizu Campos. It also documents the blacklisting of Puerto Rican Nationalists performed by the United States, as well as hosting a considerable number of photos from the Nationalist era.
The museum is listed in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in as Casa de la Masacre (the Massacre House).
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  • Puerto Rico has 2 places for the festival of masks It was the worst possible portrayal of a festival ever displayed. From young teenagers up to mid 20 year olds this is no more than a reason to get.....  more »
  • This museum is built to remember a really sad event, the Palm Sunday massacre of pro-independence marchers ordered by the appointed governor in 1937. My only complaint is that it does not have a...  more »
  • During my visit from NYC I had the honor of meeting Elizam Escobar who's art work is presently on Mr. Escobar is an artist and poet friends with Abizus Campos. Both recognized for their work in P.R. and Latinamericana history.
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