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

 
 
Antonio García Cubas Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Antonio García Cubas Marker
The marker is currently missing, but this image was probably taken prior to its placement ca. 1955. Courtesy Mediateca INAH. The year of García Cubas' death was originally incorrectly shown as 1922, but it was actually 1912. A rather sloppy correction was made on the marker.
Inscription.  

En esta casa murió el Sr. Ing. Don Antonio García Cubas, el 13 de febrero de 1912.
Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.

English translation:
In this house died the Engineer Antonio García Cubas on February 13, 1912.
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic
 
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales y de la República.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkScience & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is February 13, 1912.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 19° 25.77′ N, 99° 8.216′ W. Marker was in Ciudad de México. It was in Centro Histórico. Marker was at the intersection of Isabela la Católica and Avenida República de El Salvador, on the left when traveling north on Isabela la Católica. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: Isabela la Católica 65, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location
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. Lucas Alamán (within shouting distance of this marker); The Printing Press of Antonio Espinosa (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Pedro Romero de Terreros (within shouting distance of this marker); Fencing and Gymnastics Teachers’ School (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of the Marquis of Salvatierra (within shouting distance of this marker); The Novitiate of the Convent of Saint Augustine (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Lerdo de Tejada Library (about 120 meters away); "Paris" Pharmacy (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
More about this marker. The Mediateca INAH notes that this marker was located at "... Av. Isabel la Católica N° 65 y Av. República del Salvador."
 
Regarding Antonio García Cubas. Antonio García Cubas (Mexico City, July 24, 1832 - February 9, 1912) was a Mexican engineer, historian, cartographer, geographer and writer.
 
Antonio García Cubas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 12, 2019
2. Antonio García Cubas Marker
The marker could possibly have been located along the building seen in this view at Isabel la Católica 65, its previous location as noted by the Mediateca INAH notes on the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 23, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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