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

Manuel Antonio Ay

 
 
Manuel Antonio Ay Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 28, 2019
1. Manuel Antonio Ay Marker
Inscription.  

Manuel Antonio Ay
1817-1847
Cacique de Chichimilá Yuc.
Líder maya y primer mártir de la “Guerra de Castas”, fue sentenciado y ahorcado el 26 de julio de 1847
Su muerte marca el inicio de esta guerra.

English translation:
Manuel Antonio Ay
1817-1847
Leader from Chichimilá, Yucatán
Mayan leader and first martyr of the "Caste War", he was sentenced and hanged on July 26, 1847.
His death marks the beginning of this war.
 
Location. 18° 30.226′ N, 88° 17.743′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco. Marker is on Avenida de los Héroes just from Mahatma Gandhi, on the left when traveling north. 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. Cecilio Chi (here, next to this marker); Jacinto Pat (here, next to this marker); The Chetumal Mask (within shouting distance of this marker); The Caste War (within shouting distance of this marker); Allegory of Mestizaje
Manuel Antonio Ay Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 28, 2019
2. Manuel Antonio Ay Marker
The marker and statue of Manuel Antonio Ay are the farthest to the right in this group of three Caste War memorials.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Archaeological Sites of Southern Quintana Roo (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Ignacio Altamirano Market (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); La Chetumaleña (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, Non-US
 
Manuel Antonio Ay statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 28, 2019
3. Manuel Antonio Ay statue
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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