Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Ignacio López Rayón
Gral. Ignacio López Rayón
La Junta Patriótica 5ª Demarcación
Septiembre 16 de 1899.
To the memory of the hero of National Independence,
General Ignacio López Rayón
The Patriotic Board 5th Demarcation
September 16, 1899
Erected 1899 by La Junta Patriótica 5ª Demarcación.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1899.
Location. 19° 26.215′ N, 99° 8.557′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Memorial is on Avenida Hidalgo just west of Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de México 06300, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Veracruz (here, next to this marker); Benjamín Carrión (a few steps from this marker); Grave of Manuel Tolsá (within shouting distance of this marker); Franz Mayer Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of San Juan de Dios (within shouting distance of this marker); Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (about 240 meters away, measured in a direct line); Aquiles Serdán (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); El Palacio Postal (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
Regarding Ignacio López Rayón. The marker is to the left of the main entrance to the Santa Veracruz Church in Mexico City. Ignacio López Rayón is buried inside of the church. The marker was put up 67 years after the death of this Mexican Independence hero.
Also see . . . Ignacio López Rayón. López Rayón was instrumental in holding together the rebellion after Hidalgo's death. He held various government offices after independence, including unsuccessfully running for president. (Submitted on March 2, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
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