Acambay, Mexico State, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
Execution of Lindoro Cajiga
Patrimonio Cultural del Edo. de México, 1978.
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is December 25, 1861.
Location. 19° 57.383′ N, 99° 50.614′ W. Marker is in Acambay, Estado de Mexico (Mexico State). 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 MEX 50300, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Mexican Independence, Revolution and Acambay Earthquake (a few steps from this marker); History 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.
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