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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

The Heroes' Bridge

 
 
The Heroes' Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
1. The Heroes' Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Puente de los Heroes.
Homenaje de la
ciudad de San
Miguel de Allende
a sus hijos que
lucharon por la
libertad de Mexico.
-----
Siendo Gobernador
del Estado
el C. Dr. J. Jesus
Rodriguez Gaona
y Presidente
Municipal el C. Lic.
Leobino Zavala V.,
Fue inaugurada
esta obra el 29
de diciembre del
año de la patria.
H. Ayto. Constitucional
1958-1960

Proyectaron Arqts. Manuel Rocha D. y Reynaldo Lozano

English translation:
The Heroes’ Bridge
Tribute from the city of San Miguel de Allende to her sons that fought for the liberty of Mexico.
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State Governor Dr. J. Jesús Rodríguez Gaona
and Municipal President Leobino Zavala V.,
This work was inaugurated on December 29 in the year of the nation.
Honorable Constitutional Municipal Council
1958-1960

Designed by architects Manuel Rocha D. and Reynaldo Lozano

 
Erected 1960 by Honorable Ayuntamiento Constitucional de San Miguel de Allende.
 
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Location. 20° 54.87′ N, 100° 44.8′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Memorial is on Calle Canal just west of Calle Zacateros, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Allende GTO 37700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple of the Immaculate Conception (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Remains of the Insurgents (about 120 meters away); a different marker also named Temple of the Immaculate Conception (about 120 meters away); Ignacio Ramírez “El Nigromante” Cultural Center (about 150 meters away); Carmen Masip Echazarreta (about 150 meters away); Villa Zacateros (about 150 meters away); José María de Jesús Diez de Sollano y Dávalos (about 180 meters away); The Francisco I. Madero Fountain (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Regarding The Heroes' Bridge. Although the marker does not mention it directly, it is likely that the bridge and marker celebrated the 150th anniversary of Mexican independence in 1960.
 
The Heroes' Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
2. The Heroes' Bridge Marker
The marker can be seen to the right below the namesake bridge.
The Heroes' Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
3. The Heroes' Bridge Marker
This view shows the surface of the bridge, which allows Calle Quebrada to pass over Calle Canal.
A view towards the west along Calle Canal from the Heroes' Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
4. A view towards the west along Calle Canal from the Heroes' Bridge
A pedestrian stairway from Calle Quebrada down to Calle Canal near the marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
5. A pedestrian stairway from Calle Quebrada down to Calle Canal near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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