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Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico — The Pacific Coast (and Central Highlands)
 

General Santos Degollado

 
 
General Santos Degollado Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 27, 2019
1. General Santos Degollado Marker
Inscription.  

Gral. Santos Degollado
Gobernador de Michoacan: 1857 - 1858
Se levanto en armas en contra de la dictadura santannista. Diputado al Congreso Constituyente: 1856-1857 Murio combatiendo por la Constitucion y las Leyes de Reforma

English translation:
General Santos Degollado
Governor of Michoacán from 1857 to 1858. He took up arms against the dictatorship of Santa Anna and was a deputy to the Constituent Congress from 1856 to 1857. He died while fighting for the Constitution and for the Reform Laws.
 
Erected 1961.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 19° 42.324′ N, 101° 11.498′ W. Marker is in Morelia, Michoacán. Memorial is on Calle de Eduardo Ruíz just west of Avenida Morelos Norte, on the left when traveling west. The marker is on the eastern side of the Plaza del Carmen. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morelia MIC 58000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
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Del Carmen Square (a few steps from this marker); Plaza de la República (within shouting distance of this marker); Del Carmen Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Foundation of Morelia (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); General Mariano Matamoros (about 150 meters away); Temple of San José (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The San José Garden (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); In Memory of the Victims of September 15, 2008 Attack (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morelia.
 
General Santos Degollado Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 27, 2019
2. General Santos Degollado Marker
Statue of General Santos Degollado image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 27, 2019
3. Statue of General Santos Degollado
The statue is inscribed with "F. Zuñiga 1961" on its reverse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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