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San Luis Potosí in Municipality of San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
 

General Ignacio Zaragoza

 
 
General Ignacio Zaragoza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
1. General Ignacio Zaragoza Marker
Inscription.  

Homenaje al Gral. Ignacio Zaragoza
Los Clubes de Leones de Coahuila, Nuevo Leon y Tamaulipas, en la ultima convención del Distrito B-3 con San Luis Potosi.
5 de mayo de 1966.


English translation:
Tribute to General Ignacio Zaragoza
Lions Club of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas at the last convention of District B-3 with San Luis Potosí.
May 5, 1966.

 
Erected 1966 by Club de Leones de Coahuila, Nuevo Leon y Tamaulipas.
 
Location. 22° 9.078′ N, 100° 58.553′ W. Marker is in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, in Municipality of San Luis Potosí. Marker is at the intersection of Ignacio Zaragoza and Manuel José Othón, on the right when traveling south on Ignacio Zaragoza. Touch for map. Zaragoza is pedestrian-only on this block. Marker is in this post office area: San Luis Potosí 78000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Don Félix María Calleja (a few steps from this marker); The San Luis Potosí Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Pitman House
General Ignacio Zaragoza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
2. General Ignacio Zaragoza Marker
The marker can be seen on the right side of the near corner of the building seen in this view.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Metropolitan Cathedral / Vicereine's Balcony (within shouting distance of this marker); Al Libro Mayor (within shouting distance of this marker); Española Bookstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Municipal Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Treasure / Monumental Palace (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
 
Regarding General Ignacio Zaragoza. The marker was placed on the 104th anniversary of the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. General Ignacio Zaragoza and the Mexican Republican forces scored a surprise victory over the invading French Army.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on April 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2. submitted on April 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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