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Inauguration of the Port of Veracruz, 1902

 
 
Inauguration of the Port of Veracruz, 1902 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
1. Inauguration of the Port of Veracruz, 1902 Marker
Inscription.  

Administracion Portuaria Integral de Veracruz S.A. de C.V.
Extracto del Acta de Inauguracion de la Obra del Puerto de Veracruz 6 de marzo de 1902.
“Queda inaugurado en el dia de hoy y abierto para siempre al uso publico el nuevo puerto artificial de Veracruz construido a expensas del tesoro de la nación y para beneficio de la misma”……Presidente Porfirio Diaz Mori
La comunidad celebra con jubilo el primer centenario de este evento.
6 de marzo del 2002

English translation:
The Integrated Port Administration of Veracruz, S.A. de C.V.
Excerpt from the Act of Inauguration of the Works of the Port of Veracruz on March 6, 1902.
“The new artificial port of Veracruz, built through the use of the treasure of the nation, is inaugurated today and open forever for the public’s use and benefit”…… President Porfirio Diaz Mori
The community celebrates with joy the first centenary of this event.
March 6, 2002
 
Erected 2002.
 
Location. 19° 11.943′ N, 96° 
Inauguration of the Port of Veracruz, 1902 Marker and "El Esfuerzo" sculpture image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
2. Inauguration of the Port of Veracruz, 1902 Marker and "El Esfuerzo" sculpture
To the left is the sculpture "El Esfuerzo". Its plaque reads:

“El Esfuerzo”
El máximo esfuerzo realizado de tres mexicanos uniendo su fuerza, fundiéndola en una sola logrando un objetivo común, colocar el primer bloque de la modernización del muelle artificial
Veracruz 1897-1902
Escultor: Humberto Peraza Avila
Marzo 6 del 2002

English translation:
"The Effort"
The maximum effort made by three Mexicans joining their strength, merging it into one force to achieve a common goal, as they place the first block in the modernization of the artificial wharf.
Veracruz 1897- 1902
Sculptor: Humberto Peraza Avila
March 6, 2002
7.73′ 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 left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Veracruz 91900, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Laying the Breakwater Track" (a few steps from this marker); Witnesses of the Future (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedro Sainz de Baranda (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lebanese Immigrants to Mexico (about 210 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.
 
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"El Esfuerzo" sculpture with the marker in the background image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
3. "El Esfuerzo" sculpture with the marker in the background
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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