Pénjamo in Municipality of Pénjamo, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
General Lázaro Cárdenas
Gobernador del Estado el C. Lic. Enrique Velasco Ibarra
Presidente Municipale el C. Prof. Juvenal Medel Ledesma
Penjamo Gto. 18 de marzo de 1982
This monument was built by the small farmers and their professional children as a testimony of gratitude to General Lázaro Cárdenas during the period of the President of the Republic José López Portillo
Governor of the State, Enrique Velasco Ibarra
President Municipal, Prof. Juvenal Medel Ledesma
Penjamo, Guanajuato - March 18, 1982
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 20° 25.518′ N, 101° 43.401′ W. Marker is in Pénjamo, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Pénjamo. Memorial is at the intersection of Aldama and Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pénjamo, Guanajuato 36900, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marriage of Miguel Hidalgo's Parents (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); 209th Anniversary of the Death of Hidalgo (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); 175th Anniversary of the Beginning of Independence (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Plazuelas Archaeological Zone (approx. 11 kilometers away); The Ball Court of Plazuelas (approx. 11.1 kilometers away); Petroglyphs at Plazuelas (approx. 11.2 kilometers away); 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Hidalgo (approx. 13.4 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo's Birth House (approx. 13.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pénjamo.
Also see . . . Lázaro Cárdenas del Río. (May 21, 1895 – October 19, 1970) was a general in the Constitutionalist Army during the Mexican Revolution and served as President of Mexico between 1934 and 1940. He is best known for nationalization of the oil industry in 1938 and the creation of Pemex, the government-run oil company. He also revived agrarian reform in Mexico, expropriating large landed estates and distributing land to small holders in collective holdings (ejidos). (Submitted on September 10, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
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