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

Manuel Ignacio Altamirano Market

Paseo de los Héroes

 
 
Manuel Ignacio Altamirano Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 27, 2019
1. Manuel Ignacio Altamirano Market Marker
Inscription.  

Mercado Ignacio Manuel Altamirano
Conocido como el "Mercado Viejo", este espacio guarda la tradición de antaño en donde estos puntos de reunión se encontraban los productos que servirían para alimentar a las familias chetumaleñas, la tradición marca que el hombre era el encargado de hacer las compras, ya que se tenía que acudir muy temprano para poder encontrar el mejor producto, esta tradición sigue arraigada en, la actuafidad, y encontraremos jefes de familia realizando la compra, hoy en día se puede degustar de la gastronomía regional y gran variedad de productos, la grafica muestra el antiguo mercado "Miguel Alemán" inaugurado en 1946, y el cual fue precursor de los mercados en la capital del estado.

English translation:
Ignacio Manuel Altamirano Market
Known as the "Old Market", this space reflects the traditions of yesteryear, where markets were meeting points and a source of products that would serve to feed the families of Chetumal. Tradition says that men have always been in charge of doing the shopping, since it was necessary to go very early to find the best and most
Manuel Ignacio Altamirano Market and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 27, 2019
2. Manuel Ignacio Altamirano Market and Marker
The marker can be seen here between two stores of the market.
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fresh produce. This tradition is still seen today, where we find fathers of families making their purchases. Here you can taste regional cuisine and a variety of products. The photograph on this marker shows the old "Miguel Alemán" Market which opened in 1946 and which was a precursor of the markets here in the state capital.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 18° 30.181′ N, 88° 17.743′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco. Marker is on Avenida de los Héroes just south of Mahatma Gandhi, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chetumal, Quintana Roo 77000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Archaeological Sites of Southern Quintana Roo (a few steps from this marker); La Chetumaleña (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Chetumal: 1960-1970 and 1970-1980 (within shouting distance of this marker); Allegory of Mestizaje (within shouting distance of this marker); Dimas Sansores (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospital Morelos (within shouting distance of this marker); The Caste War (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacinto Pat (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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