Veracruz in Municipality of Veracruz, Mexico — The Gulf Coast
Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec
They Died for the Nation
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, Mexican-American.
Location. 19° 11.705′ N, 96° 8.089′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Memorial is at the intersection of Avenida General Prim and Víctimas del 25 de Junio, on the left when traveling north on Avenida General Prim. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Veracruz 91700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Friar Martín de Valencia (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of Holy Christ of the Good Voyage (within shouting distance of this marker); Coronel Manuel Gutiérrez Zamora (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray (about 150 meters away); 100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz (about 180 meters away); The Convent of the Bethlehemites (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Veracruz City MuseumIndependence Heroes of Veracruz (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
Regarding Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec. There are many of these types of monuments throughout Mexico that give tribute to the six "Children Heroes" (Niños Héroes), the Mexican military cadets and a young lieutenant that faced U.S. troops during the Battle of Chapultepec in 1847 during the Mexican-American War and died.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.