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Huichapan, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

General Julián Villagrán

 
 
General Julián Villagrán Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 6, 2018
1. General Julián Villagrán Marker
Inscription.  

Al héroe y mártir
Insurgente General Julian Villagran
- Homenaje -
Que se le tributa en la Celebration del 1r Centenario de la Independencia

Nació en esta ciudad el 10 de enero de 1755.

Cuando se le ofreció indultar a su hijo José Ma Villagran si él deponía las armas contestó ¡Que lo fusilen! Mujeres hay muchas para tener hijos y patria solo tengo una

Fue fusilado frente a su casa Plazuela de Martires de la Independencia el dia 6 de julio de 1813


English translation:
To the hero and martyr, the Insurgent General Julián Villagrán, a tribute on the Celebration of the 1st Centenary of Independence

Born in this city on January 10, 1755.

When he was offered to save the life of his son, José María Villagrán, in exchange for laying down his arms, he replied, "Let him be shot! There are many women with which to have more children, but I only have one nation!

He was shot in front of his house, now the Plaza of Independence Martyrs, on July 6, 1813
 
Erected 1921.
 
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Location. 20° 22.524′ N, 99° 39.034′ W. Marker is in Huichapan, Hidalgo. Memorial is on Ignacio Zaragoza just north of Portal Libertad, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huichapan HGO 42400, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Chapitel (within shouting distance of this marker); First Celebration of the Mexican Independence Proclamation (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza of the Independence Martyrs (within shouting distance of this marker); Monolithic Cross of the Atrium (within shouting distance of this marker); Parroquia de San Mateo Apóstol (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chapel of the Third Order (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Chapel of the Virgin of Guadalupe (about 90 meters away); Franciscan Ex-Convent (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huichapan.
 
The additional sides of the General Julián Villagrán monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton
2. The additional sides of the General Julián Villagrán monument
General Julián Villagrán Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 6, 2018
3. General Julián Villagrán Marker
General Julián Villagrán image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 6, 2018
4. General Julián Villagrán
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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