Sunday, April 20, 2014

Canadian Argentine Friendship Memorial

This memorial is located in Minto Park on Elgin St. in Ottawa.



April 19, 1973
The Embassy of Argentina presents this bronze to
the City of Ottawa as a symbol of Canadian - Argentine
friendship

Mayor of Ottawa
Pierre Benoit
Maire d'Ottawa

Ambassador of Argentina
Pablo Gonzalez Bergez
Ambassadeur d'Argentine

L'Ambassade d'Argentine offre ce bronze à la ville
d'Ottawa comme symbole de l'amitié
Canado - Argentine
19 Avril 1973


GENERAL JOSE DE SAN MARTIN

Hero of the South-American Indepence
Born in Argentina on February 25, 1776
Died in France on August 17, 1850

He ensured Argentine Independence,
crossed the Andes and liberated
Chile and Peru