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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Quéretaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Defenders of the Nation

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, May 9, 2021
1. The Defenders of the Nation Marker
Inscription.  

Los Defensores de la Patria
1846-1847

English translation:
The Defenders of the Nation
1846-1847
 
Erected 2020.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Mexican-American.
 
Location. 20° 37.337′ N, 100° 26.954′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Quéretaro. Memorial is on Calle Dublin just east of Galaxia, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76057, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Miguel Carrillo (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Delegación Felipe Carrillo Puerto (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); San Antonio de la Punta Catholic Church (approx. 3.7 kilometers away); a different marker also named Delegación Felipe Carrillo Puerto (approx. 3.8 kilometers away); Founders of the Association of the Heroic Military College (approx. 4.1 kilometers away); Epigmenio González Flores (approx. 4.3 kilometers
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away); Chapel of Saint Gregory (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); The Chapel of La Piedad (approx. 5.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding The Defenders of the Nation. This is at least the fourth, but now the largest, memorial to the Mexican-American War in Querétaro.
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, May 9, 2021
3. The Defenders of the Nation Marker
The statue has a sculptor's mark of "Oscar O."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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