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

Velia Marmolejo Fat

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
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Velia Marmolejo Fat
1917 – 2010
Escritora nacida en El Oro, en 1947 publicó su primer libro de cuentos: "La Gran Curiosidad". Ganó varios concursos literarios: en 1949, el del Banco General de Capitalización en 1955, el de la revista La Familia: modas y labores, con "La Fosa" en 1960, el cuento trimestral del diario El Nacional, con "Buscando siempre”; y en 1967, el de cuento en los XXI Juegos Florales de Zacatecas con "Tiempo de mirasoles", que dio título a su segundo libro, editado en 2003.

Sindico del Ayuntamiento de El Oro en el periodo 1970-1972, además de desempeñarse como docente y voluntaria a lo largo de su vida.

Murió en El Oro el 27 de Abril de 2010, a la edad de 92 años.

English translation:
Velia Marmolejo Fat
1917 – 2010
A writer born in El Oro, in 1947 she published her first book of short stories: "The Great Curiosity". She won several literary competitions: in 1949, that of the General Capitalization Bank in 1955, that of the magazine La Familia: modas y labores, with "La Fosa" (The Pit) in 1960, the quarterly short story prize of
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By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
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the newspaper El Nacional, with "Always Searching"; and in 1967, the prize for best story at the XXI Floral Games of Zacatecas with "Time of Sunflowers", which gave title to her second book, published in 2003.

A member of the City Council of El Oro during the period of 1970-1972, in addition to serving as a teacher and volunteer throughout her life.

She died in El Oro on April 27, 2010, at the age of 92.
 
Erected by Ayuntamiento de El Oro 2019-2021.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is April 27, 2010.
 
Location. 19° 48.062′ N, 100° 8.067′ W. Marker is in El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of El Oro de Hidalgo. Marker can be reached from Tiro Norte just west of Avenida Independencia, on the left when traveling west. 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. María Luisa Ocampo Heredia (here, next to this marker); Tiro Norte (within shouting distance of this marker); Authorization of the Railroad in El Oro (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); El Oro Mining and Railway (about 180 meters away); El Oro Historical Monuments Area (about 210 meters away); Inauguration of the Railroad in El Oro
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(about 210 meters away); Old Railway Station (about 210 meters away); a different marker also named Old Railway Station (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Oro de Hidalgo.
 
Also see . . .  Velia Marmolejo Fat (in Spanish). (Submitted on May 24, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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