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

Government Palace

Paseo de los Héroes

 
 
Government Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
1. Government Palace Marker
Inscription.  

Palacio de Gobierno
Entre los edificios populares de la ciudad se encuentra el primer Palacio de Gobierno que fue construido por los maestros carpinteros Don Antonino Sangri y Prisciliano Ávila. Este importante edificio se inauguró el 16 de septiembre de 1918 con el Gobernador Octaviano Solís y hasta 1955 estuvo de pie en la esquina de la Avenida Héroes con 22 de enero.

English translation:
Government Palace
Among the popular buildings of the city is the first Government Palace that was built by the master carpenters Antonino Sangri and Prisciliano Ávila. This important building was inaugurated on September 16, 1918 under Governor Octaviano Solís and until 1955 it stood at the corner of Avenida de los Héroes and 22 de Enero.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesNotable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1918.
 
Location. 18° 29.621′ N, 88° 17.85′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Othón P. Blanco. Marker is at the intersection of Calle 22 de Enero and Avenida de
Government Palace and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
2. Government Palace and Marker
The marker can be seen here, to the right of the current Government Palace.
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los Héroes, on the left when traveling east on Calle 22 de Enero. 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. The History of Chetumal 1918-1919 (within shouting distance of this marker); Elio Carmichael (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Ávila Camacho Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Musical Band (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Chetumal 1898-1905 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Clock Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Clock Tower (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Andrés Quintana Roo (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
 
A nearby bronze map of Chetumal during an earlier time, just east of the Government Palace image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
3. A nearby bronze map of Chetumal during an earlier time, just east of the Government Palace
The Government Palace image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 30, 2019
4. The Government Palace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on May 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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May. 16, 2022