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Uriangato, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

The Defense of Uriangato

 
 
The Defense of Uriangato Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2021
1. The Defense of Uriangato Marker
Inscription.  

Centenario de la heroica defensa de Uriangato
1918 2018
Que toque el clarín, que toque el tambor, pabellón de tres colores, que viva el heroico pueblo de Uriangato con todos sus defensores!
H. Ayuntamiento 2015-2018 junio 2018.

English translation:
100th anniversary of the heroic defense of Uriangato
1918-2018
Let the clarinet blow, strike up the drum, with a tri-colored flag, long live the heroic people of Uriangato and all its defenders!
Honorable City Council 2015-2018
June 2018
 
Erected 2018 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Uriangato 2015-2018.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical month for this entry is June 2018.
 
Location. 20° 8.518′ N, 101° 10.71′ W. Marker is in Uriangato, Guanajuato. Memorial is at the intersection of Avenida Miguel Hidalgo and Avenida Benito Juárez, on the right when traveling south on Avenida Miguel Hidalgo. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Uriangato GTO 38980, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. The Route of Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); José Guadalupe Hernández Rodriguéz (within shouting distance of this marker); Foundation of Uriangato (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Uriangato Declared a City (about 120 meters away); To the Inmortal Hidalgo (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Friar Francisco Quintana (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); House Built in the 19th Century (approx. 2 kilometers away); Sanctuary of the Virgen de Guadalupe (approx. 9.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Uriangato.
 
Regarding The Defense of Uriangato. The town was attacked on June 24, 1918 by a regional bandit named J. Inés Chávez García. These types of attacks were relatively common during the Mexican Revolution. The town had prepared itself and was able to fight off the attackers.
 
The Defense of Uriangato Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2021
2. The Defense of Uriangato Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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