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Tepeji del Río in Municipality of Tepeji del Río, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Melchor Ocampo

 
 
Melchor Ocampo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
1. Melchor Ocampo Marker
Inscription.  

Este monumento fue erigido para conservar la memoria de
Don Melchor Ocampo:
Culto y destacado mexicano que dio su vida a la patria

Fue inaugurado el 22 de junio 1958 por el C. Gral de Division Lazaro Cardenas
Siendo Gobernador del Estado de Hidalgo Alfonso Corona del Rosal

English translation:
This monument was erected to preserve the memory of
Melchor Ocampo:
A cultivated and prominent Mexican who gave his life to the homeland

It was inaugurated on June 22, 1958 by the Division General Lázaro Cárdenas
and by Governor of the State of Hidalgo Alfonso Corona del Rosal
 
Erected 1958.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is June 22, 1958.
 
Location. 19° 56.043′ N, 99° 20.3′ W. Marker is in Tepeji del Río, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Tepeji del Río. Memorial is at the intersection of Antigua México-Querétaro (Route 17) and Camino Real a Querétaro, on the right
Melchor Ocampo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
2. Melchor Ocampo Marker
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when traveling north on Antigua México-Querétaro. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tepeji del Río, Hidalgo 42850, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Founding of Tepeji del Río (approx. 3.3 kilometers away); Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (approx. 3.3 kilometers away); La Hacienda de la Cañada (approx. 7.2 kilometers away); The Atrium's Cross at Tula (approx. 13.5 kilometers away); Building K (approx. 14.3 kilometers away); Pyramid C and the Adoratory (approx. 14.4 kilometers away); The Wall of Skulls (approx. 14.4 kilometers away); Ball Court 2 (approx. 14.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tepeji del Río.
 
Also see . . .  Melchor Ocampo at Wikipedia. Ocampo was one of the architects of modern Mexico, creating much of the framework of a civil state. (Submitted on August 24, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Melchor Ocampo Statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
3. Melchor Ocampo Statue
Melchor Ocampo detail image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
4. Melchor Ocampo detail
The Assassination of Melchor Ocampo image. Click for full size.
5. The Assassination of Melchor Ocampo
Primitivo Miranda. Asesinato de Melchor Ocampo, en El Libro Rojo, 1870.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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