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Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec

 
 
Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
1. Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec Marker
Inscription.  

Murieron por la Patria

English translation:
They Died for the Nation

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-American.
 
Location. 19° 11.705′ N, 96° 8.089′ W. Marker is in 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 Museum
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(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Independence 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.
 
Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec reverse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
2. Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec reverse
The monument previously had a plaque of some sort, but it has been removed or stolen.
Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
3. Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec
Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2019
4. Monument to the Children Heroes of Chapultepec
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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