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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

End of the Siege of Querétaro

Fin del Sitio de Querétaro

 
 
End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
1. End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker
Construction prevented a clearer photograph.
Inscription.
En este lugar entraron las
tropas republicanas en la
madrugada del 15 de mayo de
1867 terminando asi el sitio
de esta ciudad.

English translation:
At this location the
Republican troops broke through
during the early morning hours of
May 15, 1867, ending
the siege of this city.

 
Location. 20° 35.589′ N, 100° 22.894′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Josefa Vergara y Hernández (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ignacio Mariano de las Casas (about 120 meters away); Félix Osores y Sotomayor (about 120 meters away); General José María Arteaga Magallanes (about 120 meters away); El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (about 120 meters away); German Patiño (about 120 meters away); Valentin F. Frías (about 150 meters away); Ignacio Pérez (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding End of the Siege of Querétaro. The end of the Siege of Querétaro on May 15, 1867 effectively put an end to the Second Mexican Empire under the French
End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
2. End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker
Construction is being done to repair and conserve the original wall of the siege and subsequent battles. To the right of the marker can be seen an area of the wall, protected by a wrought iron fence, that is believed to be the area where Republican forces actually breached the wall and ended the siege.
and restored the Mexican Republic.
 
Categories. Wars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017.
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