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El Oro de Hidalgo in Municipality of El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Manuel Somera y Piña

Reconociendo nuestra historia / Recognizing our history

 
 
Manuel Somera y Piña Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
1. Manuel Somera y Piña Marker
Inscription.  

El 19 de julio de 1863
El ciudadano Manuel Somera y Piña, Gobernador y comandante militar del Primer Distrito del Estado de México, ante la invasion francesa, lanzó una proclama, fechada en el Real de El Oro, invitando a la defensa de la patria y no aceptar el sistema monárquico.
El Oro, México – Pueblo Mágico
noviembre 23, 2013

English translation:
July 19, 1863
The citizen Manuel Somera y Piña, Governor and military commander of the First District of the State of Mexico, in the face of the French invasion, launched a proclamation, dated in Real de El Oro, inviting all to the defense of the homeland and not accepting the monarchical system.
El Oro, Mexico – Pueblo Mágico
November 23, 2013
 
Erected 2013.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is July 19, 1863.
 
Location. 19° 48.115′ N, 100° 7.835′ W. Marker is in El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of El Oro de Hidalgo
Manuel Somera y Piña Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
2. Manuel Somera y Piña Marker
The marker is on the far left, with The Mexican Golden Mile Marker on the right.
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. Marker is on Constitución just north of Galeana, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico 50600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Oro de Hidalgo (here, next to this marker); The Mexican Golden Mile (a few steps from this marker); Hacienda de Tultenango (a few steps from this marker); The Founding of El Oro de Hidalgo (a few steps from this marker); Chamber of Commerce (within shouting distance of this marker); El Real del Oro (within shouting distance of this marker in Ciudad de México); Hidalgo and Rayón in El Oro (within shouting distance of this marker); Architectural Heritage of El Oro (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Oro de Hidalgo.
 
Regarding Manuel Somera y Piña. The proclamation came about a month after French troops had occupied the Mexican capital on June 10, 1863. The French invasion began on March 6, 1862 in Veracruz.
 
Additional keywords. placa histórica
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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