Puebla, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Emperor Iturbide at the Casa del Mendrugo
Iturbide en la Casa del Mendrugo
El 1 de agosto de 1821, el Primer Jefe del Ejército Imperial de la Tres Garantías, el General Don Agustín de lturbide y Arámburu, fue hospedado en La Casa del Mendrugo.
Al día siguiente partió del Mendrugo acompañado del Capitán José María Cozgaya, su tropa y escoltas, y realizó su entrada triunfal dirigiéndose a la plaza principal de la ciudad de Puebla.
Leicht Hugo, 1934 “Las Calles de Puebla”; Pag 340
On August 1, 1821, the Emperor of Mexico, Agustín de Iturbide, was hosted at La Casa del Mendrugo.
The next day, he left El Mendrugo accompanied by Captain José María Cozgaya, his troop and escorts, and made his triumphal entry in the main square of Puebla.
Rivero Pastor Aldo Roberto. “Crónicas Poblanas” (Chronicles of Puebla); Radio program on La Hora Nacional,
Leicht Hugo, 1934 “Las Calles de Puebla” (The Streets of Puebla); Pag 340
Erected by La Casa del Mendrugo.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is August 1, 1821.
Location. 19° 2.514′ N, 98° 11.77′ W. Marker is in Puebla. Marker is on Calle 4 Sur just north of Avenida 5 Oriente, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle 4 Sur 304, Puebla 72000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The House of Alms (here, next to this marker); Jesuit Education in Puebla (within shouting distance of this marker); First Speech by Francisco Madero in Puebla (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973 (about 90 meters away); The Oath to Independence in the City of Puebla... (about 90 meters away); Plaza de la Democracia (about 120 meters away); Granting the Coat of Arms to the City of Angels (1538) (about 210 meters away); The Oriental Bank Building (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Puebla.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.