Tag: rosas

11
Jun
2011

buenos aires: los terrenos de rosas

Buenos Aires, Palermo, Parque 3 de Febrero

Parque 3 de Febrero commemorates the Battle of Caseros where Confederate forces defeated Juan Manuel de Rosas in 1852. Ending 17 years of what many historians call Argentina’s first dictatorship, the victors forced Rosas to leave the country & confiscated his land. This singular act would transform Buenos Aires in ways unimaginable at the time.

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