Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway’s Cuban Home


Name:  Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway’s Cuban Home

Place:  San Francisco de Paula, c. 9 miles south-east of Havana, Cuba

View:  Finca Vigia, a small country villa was Hemingway’s home from 1940 – 1960.  Upon his death in 1961 it was expropriated by the Cuban Government and became the Museo Ernest Hemingway.  Major restorations are ongoing.  View of the vine-shaded West Terrace of the villa.

Date:  Built in 1886

Architects: Miguel Pascual y Baguer (of Catalan origins)

Style or Period:  Late 19th century Cuban Vernacular.

Catalogue No.  ZC2621

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