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Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

Eligio Ancona Castillo

 
 
Eligio Ancona Castillo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
1. Eligio Ancona Castillo Marker
Inscription.  

Homenaje al Benemérito del Estado que vivió en este predio
Lic. Eligio Ancona Castillo
(1835-1893)
Ilustre historiador, prócer de las letras, combativo periodista, destacado jurista y político liberal, federalista y rebublicano.
Patronato Pro Historia Peninsular, A.C.
H. Ayuntamiento de Mérida


English translation:
Tribute to the Most Praiseworthy of the State of Yucatán that lived at this property,
Eligio Ancona Castillo
(1835-1893)
An illustrious historian, supporter of the arts, combative journalist, prominent jurist and liberal, federalist and republican politician.
Peninsular Pro-History Commission
Honorable City Council of Mérida

 
Erected by Patronato Pro Historia Peninsular, A.C. y el Honorable Ayuntamiento de Mérida.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 20° 58.076′ N, 89° 37.55′ W. Marker is in
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Mérida, Yucatán. Marker is at the intersection of Calle 64 and Calle 61, on the left when traveling north on Calle 64. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mérida YU 97000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Orphanage (a few steps from this marker); "The Nuns" (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); José Jacinto Cuevas Barrera (about 150 meters away); "The Louvre" (about 150 meters away); "The Omnibus" (about 150 meters away); The Municipal Palace (about 180 meters away); The Sheriff's House (about 180 meters away); "Los Peones" (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mérida.
 
Also see . . .  Eligio Ancona Castillo. (Submitted on March 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
 
An additional Eligio Ancona Castillo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
2. An additional Eligio Ancona Castillo Marker
This nearby additional marker reads:

En esta casa vivio muchos años el ilustre historiador y novelista,
Licenciado Don Eligio Ancona Castillo,
en la que escribió la mayor parte de sus obras durante el ultimo tercio del siglo XIX.
Esta lapida conmemorativa fue colocada el 30 de noviembre de 1935, en celebración del 100.er aniversario de su nacimiento.
Liga de Accion Social

English translation:
In this house lived the illustrious historian and novelist, Eligio Ancona Castillo, in which he wrote most of his works during the last third of the 19th century.
This memorial marker was placed on November 30, 1935, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Social Action League
Eligio Ancona Castillo Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
3. Eligio Ancona Castillo Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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