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Colón, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Norberto García de la Vega

90 Años de Colón - Municipio Libre

— Colón - Celebrating 90 years as a Free Municipality —

 
 
Norberto García de la Vega Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
1. Norberto García de la Vega Marker
Inscription.  
Norberto Garcia de la Vega
(1906-1937)
Nació en Colón en 1906, hijo del señor José García y de la señora María Dolores de la Vega. En 1928, siendo Regidor Primero, se levantó en armas en defensa de la Libertad Religiosa, ocupando el grado de Teniente dentro del Movimiento Cristero. Presidente Municipal en 1930. Asesinado la mañana del 8 de Agosto de 1937.

English translation:
Norberto García de la Vega
(1906-1937)
He was born in Colón in 1906, son of José García and María Dolores de la Vega. In 1928, as the First Councilman, he took up arms in defense of Religious Freedom, eventually occupying the position of Lieutenant in the Cristero Movement. He was Municipal President in 1930. He was assassinated on the morning of August 8, 1937.


 
Erected by Municipio de Colón, Presidencia Municipal 2012-2015.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is August 8, 1937.
 
Location. 20° 47.283′ N, 100° 
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2.823′ W. Marker is in Colón, Querétaro. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Aquiles Serdán and Calle Álvaro Obregón, on the left when traveling west on Calle Aquiles Serdán. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colón QUE 76270, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "La Purísima" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Landaverde House (within shouting distance of this marker); "La Gaviota" (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Parish of San Francisco (about 150 meters away); Temple of San Francisco de Asís (about 150 meters away); Lieutenant Coronel Norberto García (about 180 meters away); The House of Amado de la Mota (about 180 meters away); Monument to the Mexican Revolution (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colón.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This additional, nearby marker is at Norberto García's birthplace.
 
Norberto García de la Vega Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
2. Norberto García de la Vega Marker
The marker is on the far right of the building in this view.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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