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Witnesses of the Future

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
1. Witnesses of the Future Marker
Inscription.  

“Testigos del Futuro”
El contratista britanico Weetman D. Pearson presenta al entonces Presidente de Mexico Porfirio Diaz, el proyecto que cristaliza la modernización del muelle del puerto artificial de Veracruz. Atestigua el Ingeniero Comisionado Federal del Gobierno de Mexico
Veracruz 1897-1902
Escultor: Humberto Peraza Avila
Marzo 6 del 2002

English translation:
Witnesses of the Future
British contractor Weetman D. Pearson introduces the then President of Mexico Porfirio Díaz to the project that crystallizes the modernization of the dock of the artificial port of Veracruz. Also looking on is the Engineer Commissioner for the Government of Mexico
Veracruz 1897-1902
Sculptor: Humberto Peraza Ávila
March 6, 2002
 
Erected 2002.
 
Location. 19° 11.927′ N, 96° 7.75′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Marker is on Muelle de la Armada de México just east of Comodoro Manuel Azueta, on the right when traveling
Witnesses of the Future Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
2. Witnesses of the Future Marker
Weetman D. Pearson is depicted on the right, with the Mexican Government Engineer on the left. Former President Diaz was left out of the monument due to a local disagreement.
east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Veracruz 91709, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Inauguration of the Port of Veracruz, 1902 (within shouting distance of this marker); "Laying the Breakwater Track" (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedro Sainz de Baranda (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lebanese Immigrants to Mexico (about 150 meters away); Monument to 100 years of Jewish Immigration to Mexico (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Alexander von Humboldt (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Independence Heroes of Veracruz (approx. half a kilometer away); The Bastion of Santiago (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
 
Also see . . .  Weetman Pearson. (Submitted on July 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
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Weetman D. Pearson detail image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
3. Weetman D. Pearson detail
Weetman D. Pearson detail image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
4. Weetman D. Pearson detail
Witnesses of the Future detail of the engineer's notebook image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
5. Witnesses of the Future detail of the engineer's notebook
Weetman D. Pearson image. Click for full size.
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6. Weetman D. Pearson
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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