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Veracruz in Municipality of Veracruz, Mexico — The Gulf Coast
 

100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz

 
 
100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
1. 100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz Marker
Inscription.  
1873 Pioneros de la Republica Mexicana 1973
En testimonio del homenaje de agradecimiento
que la patria tributa a nuestros hermanos bomberos
del puerto de Veracruz presentes y ausentes,
al cumplir un siglo en su heroica lucha contra el fuego
Agosto 22 de 1973
Asociacion Mexicana de Jefes de Bomberos, A.C.

English translation:
1873-1973
Firefighting Pioneers of the Mexican Republic
In testimony of the gratefulness that the nation gives as a tribute to our brother firemen of the port of Veracruz, both those present and absent, as they fulfill a century in their heroic fight against fire.
August 22, 1973
Mexican Association of Fire Chiefs

 
Erected 1973 by Asociación Mexicana de Jefes de Bomberos, A.C.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkDisasters. A significant historical date for this entry is August 22, 1973.
 
Location. 19° 11.796′ N, 96° 8.059′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida
100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
2. 100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz Marker
The marker is mounted to the fire station, to the left in this view of a statue of a fireman.
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Ignacio Zaragoza and Calle Ignacio Lopéz Rayón, on the right when traveling east on Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Veracruz 91700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Convent of the Bethlehemites (about 120 meters away); Coronel Manuel Gutiérrez Zamora (about 180 meters away); The Bastion of Santiago (about 180 meters away); Independence Heroes of Veracruz (about 180 meters away); Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec (about 180 meters away); Friar Martín de Valencia (about 180 meters away); The Veracruz City Museum (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
 
An additional nearby marker to fallen firefighters from Veracruz image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
3. An additional nearby marker to fallen firefighters from Veracruz
Cabo Leobardo Medellin 1936
Cabo Teodoro Munguia 1942
Comandante Eugenio Rangel Caballero 1954
Voluntario Miguel Garcia Felix 1975
Voluntario Cipriano Fernandez Arrasola 1975
Comandante Adolfo Sugasti Sarmiento 1982
Teniente Jose Luis Morales Lopez 1982
Cabo Antonio de los Santos 1988
Cabo Eduardo Valenzuela Alba 1988
Cabo Joaquin Corso 1988
"Del pueblo de Veracruz a traves del H. Ayuntamiento a los bomberos caidos en cumplimiento de su deber”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 134 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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