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Monterrey in Municipality of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico — The Northeast
 

The Purísima Statue

 
 
The Purísima Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 24, 2019
1. The Purísima Statue Marker
Inscription.  

R. Ayuntamiento
1939-1940
Comisión Municipal de Investigaciones Históricas

Este monumento colonial estuvo colocado por la Calle Diego de Montemayor, antes Calle de La Presa, sobre el Puente de la Purísima, hasta el año de 1934.

A iniciativa del C. Prof. Manuel Flores, Presidente Municipal de la Ciudad, se mandó reconstruir y colocar en este lugar, como preciada reliquia histórica.

Monterrey, N.L., Méx.,
18 de febrero de 1940.

English translation:
City Hall 1939-1940
Municipal Commission for Historical Research

This colonial monument was previously placed on Diego de Montemayor Street, formerly La Presa Street, over the Purísima Bridge, until 1934.

At the initiative of Manuel Flores, Municipal President of the City, it was ordered to be rebuilt and placed in this place, as a precious historical relic.

Monterrey, Nuevo León, México, February 18, 1940.
 
Erected 1940 by Comisión Municipal de Investigaciones Históricas.
 
Location. 25° 40.379′ 
The Purísima Statue Marker, with the Bishop's Palace to the right in the background image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 24, 2019
2. The Purísima Statue Marker, with the Bishop's Palace to the right in the background
N, 100° 20.51′ W. Marker is in Monterrey, Nuevo León, in Municipality of Monterrey. Marker is on Mozart just east of Fray Rafael J. Verger, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monterrey, Nuevo León 64000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bishop's Palace (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Benito Juárez (about 120 meters away); 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Monterrey (about 150 meters away); Combat at the Bishop's Palace (about 150 meters away); The Purísima Cemetery (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); 674 Miguel Hidalgo (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); College of the Company of Jesus (approx. 3.1 kilometers away); Monterrey Surrender Site (approx. 3.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterrey.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicColonial Era
 
The Purísima Statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 24, 2019
3. The Purísima Statue
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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