San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
General Mariano Escobedo
Casa que habitó el
Mariano Escobedo 1879
Soc. Amigos de San Miguel Allende
General Mariano Escobedo in 1879
Society of Friends of San Miguel Allende
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel Allende.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
Location. 20° 54.939′ N, 100° 44.627′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Memorial is on Calle Mesones, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 71 Calle Mesones, 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. María del Refugio Aguilar y Torres (within shouting distance of this marker); Allende's Independence Meetings (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Independent Municipality of Mexico (about 120 meters away); Here Independence was Planned (about 120 meters away); Tribute to the Battle of Puebla (about 120 meters away); Narciso María Loreto de la Canal (about 150 meters away); House of the Primogeniture of de la Canal (about 150 meters away); House of Ignacio Aldama (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
Regarding General Mariano Escobedo. General Mariano Antonio Guadalupe Escobedo de la Peña (b. San Pablo de los Labradores, Nuevo León, January 16, 1826 - d. Mexico City, May 22, 1902) was a prominent Mexican military man who fought during the Mexican-American War, the Reform Wars and the Second French Intervention against the imperial army of Maximilian. He is probably most famous for accepting Maximilian's surrender at the end of the siege of Querétaro in 1867. He was a politician of liberal ideology, was governor of San Luis Potosí and Nuevo León. He was senator and Minister of War during the presidential period of Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.