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Chetumal in Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Yucatan Peninsula (The Southeast)
 

Avenida 5 de Mayo

Paseo de los Héroes

 
 
Avenida 5 de Mayo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 27, 2019
1. Avenida 5 de Mayo Marker
Inscription.  

Avenida 5 de Mayo
Paralela a la avenida de los Héroes hacia el Oriente, ha estado siempre la avenida 5 de Mayo, una de las más representativas de la ciudad. La imagen fue tomada en la confluencia con la 22 de Marzo, vista hacia el Norte; a la izquierda se encontraba la Casa Villanueva Rivero, cuya planta alta fue arrasada por Janet.

English translation:
Avenida 5 de Mayo (Avenue May 5th)
To the east and parallel to the Avenue of the Heroes has been always Avenue May 5th, one of the most representative of the city. The image shown here was taken at the intersection with Avenue March 22nd (now Avenida Carmen Ochoa de Merino), facing north; to the left in the image is the Casa Villanueva Rivero, whose upper floor was torn off during Hurricane Janet in 1955.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersMan-Made FeaturesRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is March 22, 1955.
 
Location. 18° 30.106′ N, 88° 17.75′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Othón P. Blanco.
Avenida 5 de Mayo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 27, 2019
2. Avenida 5 de Mayo Marker
This view is south on Avenida de los Héroes.
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Marker is on Avenida de los Héroes just north of Heroés de Chapultepec, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chetumal QR 77000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vice Admiral Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres (a few steps from this marker); Hurricane Janet (within shouting distance of this marker); Belisario Domínguez (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Chetumal: 1940-1950 (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Erlindo Erales (within shouting distance of this marker); Juventino Rosas Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospital Morelos (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The History of Chetumal: 1960-1970 and 1970-1980 (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
 
Regarding Avenida 5 de Mayo. Like many of the markers in this series, the marker is not at the location described in its text.
 
Avenida 5 de Mayo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
3. Avenida 5 de Mayo Marker
A view of the marker from across Avenida de los Héroes. The Mexican 11th Naval Forces Headquarters is behind the marker.
Avenidas 5 de Mayo and Carmen Ochoa Merino image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 31, 2019
4. Avenidas 5 de Mayo and Carmen Ochoa Merino
This is a current view of the photo from the marker, looking north on Avenida 5 de Mayo, with Avenida Carmen Ochoa Merino (then 22 de Marzo) running west to east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on May 18, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on June 22, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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Jul. 1, 2022