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Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Efraín Huerta

 
 
Efraín Huerta Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
1. Efraín Huerta Marker
Inscription.  

Nacido en esta casa un 18 de junio de 1914. El legado principal del poeta, periodista y crítico guanajuatense es la obra Los hombres del alba (1944), uno de los libros cumbres de la poesía hispanoamericana del siglo veinte.

A 100 años del nacimiento de Efraín Huerta
“El gran Cocodrilo”
2014, Año de Efraín Huerta

Epitafio:
“A las Honorables Autoridades Marítimas Celestes Y terrestres: No Se culpe A nadie De Mi Vida.” (1970)

English translation:
Born in this house on June 18, 1914. The main legacy of the poet, journalist and critic from Guanajuato is the work Los hombres del alba (Men of Dawn) (1944), one of the greatest books of Hispanic-American poetry of the 20th century.

100th anniversary of the birth of Efraín Huerta
"The Great Crocodile"
2014, Year of Efraín Huerta

Epitaph:
"To the Honorable Celestial, Terrestrial and Maritime Authorities: Do not blame anyone for my life." (1970)
 
Erected 2014 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Silao y el Estado
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is June 18, 1914.
 
Location. 20° 56.621′ N, 101° 25.403′ W. Marker is in Silao, Guanajuato. Marker is on Calle 5 de Mayo just west of Esperanza, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silao GTO 36100, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Felice Bonetto (here, next to this marker); The Josephine Missionaries in the Diocese of León (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sanctuary of Guadalupe (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); General Manuel González Flores (about 120 meters away); José and Alfonso Trueba Linares (about 180 meters away); Luis I. Rodriguez T. (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Parish of Santiago Apóstol (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silao.
 
Also see . . .  Efraín Huerta. (Submitted on January 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
 
Efraín Huerta Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
2. Efraín Huerta Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance to the building seen in this view. Further to the left is the Felice Bonetto Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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