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Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

 
 
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2019
1. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker
Inscription.  

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
(1753-1811)
Father of Mexico
His battle cry for freedom on September 16, 1810 led Mexico to indenpendence from Spain and the end of colonialism.

Statue donated by Alberto and Carmencita Heredia, and family, (Roseville), to the City of Sacramento
Coordinator Rodolfo Cuellar
Unveiled by Mexican Consul Sr. Carlos Ferrer - 1982
 
Erected 1982 by Alberto and Carmencita Heredia and family.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWars, Non-US.
 
Location. 38° 34.161′ N, 121° 30.164′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Memorial can be reached from T Street west of 8th Street, on the left when traveling west. The marker is just north of the Southside Park Lake. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95818, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rededication of El Centro Mexicano Plaque (a few steps from this marker); History of Southside Park (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Businesses 10th to 11th Streets, North
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2019
2. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker
In the background to the left is the Rededication of El Centro Mexicano Marker.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); City's First Southern Flood Levee (approx. 0.4 miles away); California’s First Passenger Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Theodore Judah (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sacramento City Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hardin Bigelow (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Regarding Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. This bust and marker to Miguel Hidalgo must be one of the few with only English text.
 
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla bust image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2019
3. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla bust
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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