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Omitlán in Municipality of Omitlán de Juárez, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Coronel José María Pérez

 
 
Coronel José María Pérez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2020
1. Coronel José María Pérez Marker
Inscription.  

Corl. Jose Ma. Perez
Heroe de Casas Quemadas
1866 Nov. 1966
Omitlan Hgo.

English translation:
Coronel José María Pérez
Hero of Casas Quemadas
1866 – November 1966
Omitlán, Hidalgo
 
Erected 1966.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Wars, Non-US.
 
Location. 20° 10.212′ N, 98° 38.966′ W. Marker is in Omitlán, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Omitlán de Juárez. Memorial is at the intersection of José María Pérez and Aquilés Serdán when traveling north on José María Pérez. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Omitlán, Hidalgo 43560, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benito Juárez (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Acosta Mine (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Cornish Miners in Mexico (approx. 4 kilometers away); Emmanuel Methodist Temple (approx. 4 kilometers away); English Cemetery (approx. 4.1 kilometers away); House of the Count
Coronel José María Pérez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2020
2. Coronel José María Pérez Marker
(approx. 4.1 kilometers away); Church of Our Lady of the Rosary (approx. 4.1 kilometers away); Formation of the National Miner's Union in 1934 (approx. 4.1 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Coronel José María Pérez. On November 8, 1866, José María Pérez and a small group of Republicans attacked the French garrison near Pachuca. Pérez set fire to the garrison's outpost and killed most of the soldiers there. The place is now known as "Casas Quemadas" (Burnt Houses).
 
Coronel José María Pérez bust image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2020
3. Coronel José María Pérez bust
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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