Nopala, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
“Leon de las Montañas”
Legendario guerrilero que combatio de 1857 a 1865 con las fuerzas Liberales del Lic. Benito Juarez contra los ejércitos imperialistas e invasores por la defensa de la Republica.
Nacio en Nopala, hoy Edo. De Hidalgo, el 6 de diciembre de 1827. Murio fusilado el 18 de marzo de 1865 por los ejércitos traidores, en la plaza de Mixcalco, Mexico, D.F.
Asociacion Nopalteco, A.C.
Nopala, Hgo, diciembre 6 de 1969.
To the memory of the Great Mexican Hero
"The Lion of the Mountains"
Legendary guerrilla fighter who from 1857 to 1865 fought with the Liberal forces of Benito Juárez against the imperialist armies and invaders for the defense of the Republic.
Born in Nopala, today in Hidalgo state, on December 6, 1827. He died on March 18, 1865 by the traitorous armies, in the plaza of Mixcalco, Mexico City.
Nopalteco Association, A.C.
Nopala, Hidalgo, December 6, 1969.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is March 18, 1865.
Location. 20° 15.053′ N, 99° 38.663′ W. Marker is in Nopala, Hidalgo. Memorial is on Plaza Nicolás Romero just east of Gómez Farías, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nopala HGO 42470, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benito Juárez (approx. 7.8 kilometers away); Electricity in Maravillas, Hidalgo (approx. 7.9 kilometers away); The Arches of Saucillo (approx. 11.6 kilometers away); General Pedro María Anaya (approx. 13.5 kilometers away); a different marker also named Benito Juárez (approx. 13.7 kilometers away); First Celebration of the Mexican Independence Proclamation (approx. 13.8 kilometers away); El Chapitel (approx. 13.8 kilometers away); Plaza of the Independence Martyrs (approx. 13.8 kilometers away).
Regarding Nicolás Romero. The 'imperialist, invading and traitorous' army referred to on the monument was the French army sent to support the royal government of Maximilian.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 25, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.