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Acambay in Municipality of Acambay, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Execution of Lindoro Cajiga

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2019
1. Execution of Lindoro Cajiga Marker
Inscription.  

El 25 de diciembre de 1861 fue fusilado en Acambay, Lindoro Cajiga, captor de don Melchor Ocampo. Fue colgado su cadáver en este árbol para hacer justicia al sacrificio de este mártir de la Reforma.
Patrimonio Cultural del Edo. de México, 1978.

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English translation:
On December 25, 1861, Lindoro Cajiga, the capturer of Melchor Ocampo, was executed in Acambay. His body was hung on this tree as a way to bring justice to the sacrifice of Ocampo, martyr of the Reform.
Cultural Heritage of the State of Mexico, 1978.
 
Erected 1978 by Patrimonio Cultural del Estado de México.
 
Location. 19° 57.383′ N, 99° 50.614′ W. Marker is in Acambay, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of Acambay. Marker can be reached from Dr. Ruiz Castañeda just west of 16 de Septiembre, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acambay, Estado de Mexico 50300, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mexican Independence, Revolution and Acambay Earthquake (a few steps from this marker); History of Acambay
Execution of Lindoro Cajiga Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2019
2. Execution of Lindoro Cajiga Marker
The marker is at the base of the tree where Cajiga was hung in the central park of Acambay.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The 1921 Acambay Earthquake (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish and Ex Convent of San Miguel Arcángel (within shouting distance of this marker); Foundation of the "Acambayense League" (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Parish Church of San Miguel Arcángel (about 90 meters away); Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda (about 150 meters away); Otomíes of Acambay (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acambay.
 
Categories. Wars, Non-US
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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