Marker text: LA LIGA PATROTICA DE INSTRUCCION EST. 1889
On this corner was located the famous night school which was established for the welfare of the Cuban emigres of the flourishing cigar center. Classes were conducted by Don Jose Guadalupe Rivero. To these compatriots who worked with tobacco leaves in the day and book leaves at night, Jose Marti, praising their revolutionary efforts confessed, "I thought I was coming to do something, but I find that everything has been done".
Erected by Las Novedades Spanish Restaurant, 1962