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Colonia San Miguel Chapultepec I Sección, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Fountain of the Frogs

 
 
Fountain of the Frogs Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2019
1. Fountain of the Frogs Marker
Inscription.  

Fuente de las Ranas
Esta fuente es una réplica de la existente en el parque María Luisa de Sevilla, España.

Fue hecha en 1920 por la Casa Montealbán de Cerámica, de Barrio de Triana de esa ciudad, por encargo del licenciado Miguel Alessio Robles, ministro plenipotenciario de México en España.

English translation:
Fountain of the Frogs
This fountain is a replica of the existing one in the María Luisa Park in Seville, Spain.

It was made in 1920 by the Montealbán House of Ceramics of the Triana Neighborhood of that city, commissioned by Miguel Alessio Robles, Plenipotentiary Minister of Mexico in Spain.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 19° 25.261′ N, 99° 11.358′ W. Marker is in Colonia San Miguel Chapultepec I Sección, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida Heróico Colegio Militar just east of Calzada Mahatma Gandhi, on the right when traveling east
Fountain of the Frogs and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2019
2. Fountain of the Frogs and Marker
The marker is on the opposite side of the fountain.
. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia San Miguel Chapultepec I Sección, Ciudad de México 11100, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Fountain of Nezahualcóyotl (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Canadian Totem (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ahuehuetes of Chapultepec (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Large and Small Lakes at Chapultepec (approx. half a kilometer away); King Nezahualcóyotl's Causeway (approx. half a kilometer away); Molino del Rey (approx. half a kilometer away); a different marker also named Ahuehuetes of Chapultepec (approx. half a kilometer away); Fallen Mexican Officers of the Battle of Molino del Rey (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonia San Miguel Chapultepec I Sección.
 
Fountain of the Frogs detail image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2019
3. Fountain of the Frogs detail
Fountain of the Frogs central feature - a duck riding a turtle image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2019
4. Fountain of the Frogs central feature - a duck riding a turtle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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Oct. 21, 2020