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

Mariano Escobedo

 
 
Mariano Escobedo Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2018
1. Mariano Escobedo 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.  
Mariano Escobedo
1827-1902
Nacio en Galeana Nuevo
Leon, Lucho contra la
invasión Norteamericana
y en la Guerra
de Reforma combatio
al Ejercito Frances
Culminando su campaña
en toma de Queretaro
en 1867. Fue Gobernador
de su estado y de San
Luis Potosi. Presidente
de la Suprema Corte
de Justicia Militar.
Ministro de Guerra y
Marina y Diputado al Congreso. Murio en
Mexico.

English translation:
Mariano Escobedo
1827-1902
Born in Galeana, Nuevo León. He fought against the North American invasion and in the Reform War. He combatted the French Army, culminating in the campaign to take Querétaro in 1867. He was Governor of his state and of San Luis Potosí, also President of the Supreme Court of Military Justice. Minister of War and the Navy and Deputy to Congress. He died in Mexico.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, Mexican-AmericanWars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing.
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It was located near 19° 26.309′ N, 99° 8.74′ W. Marker was in Ciudad de México. It was in Centro Histórico. Marker was at the intersection of Paseo de la Reforma and Calle San Esmeralda, on the right when traveling south on Paseo de la Reforma. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: Paseo de la Reforma 8, Ciudad de México 06300, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Manuel Buendía (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of San Hipólito y Casiano (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Temple of San Hipólito (about 150 meters away); The Hospital of San Hipólito (about 180 meters away); Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez (about 180 meters away); First Mass Arrest of Gays in Mexico (about 180 meters away); Melchor Ocampo (about 210 meters away); Jesús Terán Peredo (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Also see . . .  Previous Mariano Escobedo marker on 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. The text for the missing marker is from this photo previously attached to the statue's base and the contributor's translation. (Submitted on August 4, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.) 
 
Mariano Escobedo statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2018
2. Mariano Escobedo statue
This view is towards the south along Paseo de la Reforma.
Mariano Escobedo statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2018
3. Mariano Escobedo statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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