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San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
 

Francisco I. Madero

 
 
Francisco I. Madero Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
1. Francisco I. Madero Marker
Inscription.  

Francisco I. Madero
Apostol de la Democracia
30-X-1873 22-11-1913

English translation:
Francisco I. Madero
Apostle of Democracy
October 30, 1873 – February 22, 1913
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is February 22, 1913.
 
Location. 22° 8.314′ N, 100° 58.284′ W. Marker is in San Luis Potosí. Memorial is on Calzada de Guadalupe just north of De la República, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Luis Potosí 78000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Minor Basilica (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Basilica of Guadalupe (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo at the Basilica de Guadalupe (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lupe Vélez (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Water Reservoir (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); San Miguelito Square (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Guadalupe Road
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(approx. 0.9 kilometers away); The 100th Anniversary of Mexican Independence (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
 
Regarding Francisco I. Madero. Madero was arrested while still a candidate for the presidency of Mexico and kept here at what was in 1910 a penitentiary. He soon escaped and wrote the "Plan de San Luis", which called for the overthrow of the Díaz government, sparking the Mexican Revolution.
 
Francisco I. Madero Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
2. Francisco I. Madero Marker
The former penitentiary can be seen in the background. Today it is the Centro de las Artes de San Luis Potosí (The San Luis Potosí Center for the Arts).
Francisco I. Madero statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
3. Francisco I. Madero statue
An additional marker on the 2008 dedication of the Centro de las Artes de San Luis Potosí image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
4. An additional marker on the 2008 dedication of the Centro de las Artes de San Luis Potosí
This additional marker is just inside the Center for the Arts. It describes the opening of the Center in 2008 as part of the 2010 celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the struggle for Mexican Independence and the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Mexican Revolution.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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