Chetumal in Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Yucatan Peninsula (The Southeast)
27 de Septiembre de 1955
Maximum water height during Hurricane Janet
September 27, 1955
Erected by Municipalidad de Othón P. Blanco.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is September 27, 1955.
Location. 18° 29.885′ N, 88° 17.798′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Othón P. Blanco. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida de los Héroes and Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza, on the right when traveling south on Avenida de los Héroes. 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. Francisco I. Madero (a few steps from this marker); Benito Juárez García (within shouting distance of this marker); Juventino Rosas Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Kiosko López (within shouting distance of this marker); Quintana Roo State Seal (within shouting distance of this marker); The Maya Region and the Route of the Churches (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Cuauhtémoc (about 120 meters away); The History of Chetumal 1920-1930 (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
Also see . . . Hurricane Janet. Hurricane Janet was the most powerful tropical cyclone of the 1955 Atlantic hurricane season and one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record. Janet was also the first named storm to have 1,000 deaths and the first Category 5 named storm to be retired. (Submitted on May 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 13, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 2. submitted on May 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.