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

House of the Eagles

 
 
House of the Eagles Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 24, 2019
1. House of the Eagles Marker
Inscription.  

Conocida como “Casa de las Aquilas”, fue residencia del gobernador José María Ortega y fue también cuartel de las fuerzas extranjeras durante la invasión Americana, 1846-1848
R. Ayuntamiento de Monterrey
1997-2000

English translation:
Known as the "House of the Eagles", it was the residence of Governor José María Ortega and was also the headquarters of foreign forces during the American invasion, 1846-1848
Monterrey City Hall
1997-2000
 
Location. 25° 39.995′ N, 100° 18.473′ W. Marker is in Monterrey, Nuevo León, in Municipality of Monterrey. Marker is on Morelos just east of Dr. José María Coss, 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 walking distance of this marker. Juan José Hinojosa (within shouting distance of this marker); Retreat Position of the Mexican Army (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Epigmenio R. Melo (about 120 meters away); Eugenio Castillón and Venustiano Carranza (about 150
House of the Eagles Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 24, 2019
2. House of the Eagles Marker
The marker is to the left of the main entryway. Note a metal eagle over the window to the left of the entryway.
meters away); The Monterrey Casino (about 210 meters away); Ampudia's Headquarters and Powder Storage (about 210 meters away); Pope John Paul II's Monterrey Visit (about 210 meters away); Commerce Beacon (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterrey.
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsMan-Made FeaturesWar, Mexican-American
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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