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Chetumal in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

The Clock Tower

Paseo de los Héroes

 
 
The Clock Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
1. The Clock Tower Marker
Inscription.  

Torre del Relox
La desaparecida Torre del Relox, ubicada entre las avenidas 2 de Abril y 22 de Marzo, hoy avenida Héroes y Carmen Ochoa de Merino fue construida por Antonino Sangri y tenía una altura de 15 metros. La última década que la vio de pie fue 1950.

English translation:
The Clock Tower
The former Torre del Relox (Clock Tower), located between the Avenues of April 2 and March 22, today Avenida de los Héroes (Heroes’ Avenue) and Carmen Ochoa de Merino Avenue, was built by Antonino Sangri and was 15 meters tall. The tower was last standing during the 1950s.
 
Location. 18° 29.657′ N, 88° 17.831′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco. Marker is on Avenida de los Héroes just north of 22 de Enero, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chetumal, Quintana Roo 77000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Clock Tower (a few steps from this marker); Elio Carmichael (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Chetumal 1918-1919
The Clock Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
2. The Clock Tower Marker
The earlier clock tower was replaced by a digital clock monument, seen here in the background towards the north.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Andrés Quintana Roo (within shouting distance of this marker); Government Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Chetumaleñas (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Manuel Ávila Camacho Theater (about 90 meters away); Musical Band (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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