Stockton in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
José Maria Morelos y Pavón
En conmemoración del Bicentenario de la Independencia de México y el Centenario de la Revolución mexicana, el Gobierno de México, a través del Consulado General de México en Sacramento, con el invaluable apoyo de la Asociación Comerciantes Unidos, dona a la Ciudad de Stockton, California, el presente busto de José María Morelos y Pavón, "el siervo de la nación" y caudillo de la Independencia.
30 de Septiembre del 2010
In commemoration of the Bicentennial of the Independence of the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution the government of Mexico through the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento, and with the invaluable support of Comerciantes Unidos Association, donates to the City of Stockton, California, this bust of José María Morelos y Pavón, "servant of the nation" and Independence leader. September 30, 2010
Originario de Valladolid, Michoacán, México, Sacerdote, politico y militar mexicano, caudillo de la Independencia de Mexico. Asumió el liderazgo del movimiento independista tras la muerte de Miguel Hidalgo en 1811, logrando importantes
A native of Valladolid, Michoacan, Mexico. Priest, politician and Mexican military, leader of the Independence of Mexico. He assumed leadership of the Independence movement in 1811 after the death of Miguel Hidalgo, achieving important victories in the South of Mexico. He also sought to shape his political ideals of justice and equality through the Congress of Chilpancingo, where he presented a document known as "Sentiments Nation", considered one of Mexico's most important political texts. He was captured in Temalaca, Puebla by Spanish military leader Manuel de la Concha. Morelos was tried and eventually executed on December 22, 1815. His hometown Valladolid was renamed as Morella in honor of his service, in 1828. ( back )
Dedicated to our community as a symbol of unity and Mexican identity. Special thanks to Comerciantes Unidos, Roberto A. Agullar president of the Board of Directors 2008-2010, Carlos Gonzales and Sergio Ochoa from the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento, Ann Johnston Mayor of Stockton, to the architects J. Anthony Acevedo, Vincente Vazquez, Mario Egulluz, contractor Sergio Lopez, and Sponsors for the support and construction of this monument.
September 30, 2010
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 37° 57.419′ N, 121° 17.586′ W. Marker is in Stockton, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker is on N. Center Street near W. Fremont Street, on the left when traveling south. Located in Miners Levee Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton CA 95202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Stockton Women Veterans Tree (here, next to this marker); Firefighters Memorial (here, next to this marker); We Shall Never Forget (a few steps from this marker); Chinese 1976 Bicentennial Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stockton Veterans Monument (about 400 feet away); Lindsay Point (about 400 feet away); Remember Pearl Harbor (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
Also see . . . José María Morelos on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.