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Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Gabino Barreda

 
 
Gabino Barreda Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2018
1. Gabino Barreda Marker and statue
Unfortunately, like many of the markers on the northern part of Paseo de la Reforma, this one also has likely been stolen.
Inscription.  
Gabino Barreda
Medico y Filosofo

Nacio en Puebla
en el año de 1818
Establecio la educación
laica y gratuita,
fundo la Escuela
Nacional Preparatoria
Fue impulsor del
procedimiento cientifico
Murio en el año 1881

English translation:
Gabino Barreda
Doctor and Philosopher

He was born in Puebla in 1818. He established free and non-clerical education, founding the National Preparatory School. He was an early proponent of the scientific method of investigation. He died in 1881.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 19° 26.267′ N, 99° 8.76′ W. Marker was in Ciudad de México. It was in Centro Histórico. Marker was on Paseo de la Reforma just north of Avenida Hidalgo, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: Paseo de la Reforma 33, Ciudad de México 06300, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Manuel Buendía (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of San Hipólito (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple of San Hipólito y Casiano (about 90 meters away); First Mass Arrest of Gays in Mexico (about 120 meters away); The Hospital of San Hipólito (about 120 meters away); The Convent of San Diego and the Inquisition (about 150 meters away); House of Vicente Riva Palacio (about 180 meters away); Angel Albino Corzo (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Also see . . .  México Mágico and the Statues of the Paseo de la Reforma. This excellent site (in Spanish) is dedicated to Mexican history in general, including the statues of the Paseo de la Reforma. Unfortunately, although it has some additional history about Barreda, it does not have the marker inscription, which was found elsewhere online. (Submitted on August 1, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.) 
 
Gabino Barreda statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2018
2. Gabino Barreda statue
This view of the reverse of the statue is towards the west, with the San Judas Tadeo Church in the background.
Gabino Barreda statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2018
3. Gabino Barreda statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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