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Yuriria, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Joaquín López Arias

 
 
Joaquín López Arias Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 21, 2019
1. Joaquín López Arias Marker
Inscription.  

Esta casa pertencio al caudillo de la Independencia, Teniente General Don Joaquin Lopez Arias sacrificado en Acatita de Bajan el 21 de marzo de 1811.
Yuriria, 1956.

English translation:
This house belonged to the leader of Independence, Lieutenant General Joaquín López Arias, executed in Acatita de Baján on March 21, 1811.
Yuriria, 1956.
 
Erected 1956.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is March 21, 1811.
 
Location. 20° 12.778′ N, 101° 7.839′ W. Marker is in Yuriria, Guanajuato. Memorial is on Magnolia just north of Portal Morelos, on the right when traveling north. Magnolia and Portal de Morelos are pedestrian-only. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yuriria GTO 38940, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Miguel Ramírez Tinoco (here, next to this marker); Yuriria Named a City (within shouting distance of this marker); Presidencia Municipal / Palacio Municipal / City Hall Town
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo in Yuriria (within shouting distance of this marker); General José María Magaña (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria (about 120 meters away); Monument to Friar Diego de Chávez (about 120 meters away); Ex Convento de San Pablo; Founded by Agustinians (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yuriria.
 
Regarding Joaquín López Arias. Joaquín López Arias was an Independence fighter during the initial phase of Mexico's long struggle for freedom from Spain from 1810 to 1821. He was injured during the capture of Hidalgo, Allende, Abasolo and Jiménez in Acatita de Baján, Coahuila and died a few days later.
 
Joaquín López Arias Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 21, 2019
2. Joaquín López Arias Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of a doorway underneath the corridor in this view.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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