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

Ampudia's Headquarters and Powder Storage

Batalla de Monterrey - 21 de septiembre de 1846

 

— Recorriendo tu Historia —

 
Ampudia's Headquarters and Powder Storage Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 24, 2019
1. Ampudia's Headquarters and Powder Storage Marker
Inscription.  

Cuarteles de Ampudia y Polvorín
En un principio el General Pedro Ampudia, jefe del ejército mexicano, estableció su cuartel general en la Catedral, para luego trasladarlo a una casa frente a la plaza principal, hogar de la señora Josefa Zozaya. Fue ahí en donde de acuerdo al historiador Guillermo Prieto, el 23 de septiembre, Josefa Zozaya "alentó y municionó a los soldados que peleaban en la azotea."

Inicio del recorrido: Calles Washington y Héroes del 47

English translation:
Ampudia’s Headquarters and Powder Storage
In the beginning General Pedro Ampudia, head of the Mexican army, established his headquarters in the Cathedral, and then transferred it to a house in front of the main square, home of Mrs. Josefa Zozaya. It was there that, according to historian Guillermo Prieto, on September 23, Josefa Zozaya "encouraged and munitioned the soldiers fighting on the rooftop."

Start of the tour: Washington and Héroes de 47 Streets
 
Erected by CONARTE, Congreso del Estado de Nuevo León LXXII Legislatura, Nuevo León Unido –
Ampudia's Headquarters and Powder Storage Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 24, 2019
2. Ampudia's Headquarters and Powder Storage Marker
The marker can be seen towards the left of the cathedral, mounted to a white concrete base.
Gobierno para Todos.
 
Location. 25° 39.955′ N, 100° 18.595′ W. Marker is in Monterrey, Nuevo León, in Municipality of Monterrey. Marker is at the intersection of Juan Zuazua and José Mariano Abasolo, on the right when traveling north on Juan Zuazua. José Mariano Abasolo is pedestrian-only. 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. The Monterrey Casino (here, next to this marker); Pope John Paul II's Monterrey Visit (within shouting distance of this marker); Commerce Beacon (within shouting distance of this marker); MARCO Museum (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Retreat Position of the Mexican Army (about 150 meters away); Juan José Hinojosa (about 180 meters away); House of the Eagles (about 210 meters away); Monterrey Surrender Site (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterrey.
 
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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 106 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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