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Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico — The Pacific Coast (and Central Highlands)
 

Plaza of the Martyrs and Founding of Morelia

 
 
Plaza of the Martyrs and Founding of Morelia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 30, 2021
1. Plaza of the Martyrs and Founding of Morelia Marker
Inscription.  

Siendo Gobernador de Michoacán el General Damaso Cardenas, Presidente Municipal el Lic. Rafael Garcia de León, Regidores: Luis Molina, Adolfo Arceo, Conrado Magaña, Epigmenio Avilés, Alberto Terrazas y Pedro Cortés se reconstruyo esta “Plaza de los Matires” con la cooperación del Pueblo. Las obras fueron inauguradas el 18 de mayo de 1952, CDXI aniversario de la fundacion de la Ciudad.

Marcador adicional:
La coordinacin de esfuerzos de las autoridades y la sociedad moreliana, hizo posible la restauración integral de esta Plaza de los Martires, haciendo patente que: “Morelia somos todos.”
Presidente de la Republica Vicente Fox Quesada · Gobernador del estado de Michoacán Lazaro Cardenas Batel · Presidente Municipal de Morelia Fausto Callejo Figueroa · Presidenta del Patronato Pro-rescate del Centro Historico de Morelia Esperanza Ramirez Romero
Morelia, Mich Septiembre del 2004


English translation:
The Governor of Michoacán General Damaso Cardenas, Municipal President Rafael Garcia de León and Aldermen Luis Molina, Adolfo Arceo, Conrado Magaña, Epigmenio
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Avilés, Alberto Terrazas and Pedro Cortés dedicate the "Plaza of the Martyrs" reconstruction done in cooperation with the People. The works were inaugurated on May 18, 1952, the 411th anniversary of the founding of the City.

Additional marker:
The coordination of efforts of the authorities and the Morelian society made possible the integral restoration of this Plaza de los Martires, making it clear that: "We are all Morelia."
President of the Republic Vicente Fox Quesada · Governor of Michoacán Lazaro Cardenas Batel · Municipal President of Morelia Fausto Callejo Figueroa · President of the Pro-rescue Board of Trustees of the Historic Center of Morelia Esperanza Ramirez Romero
Morelia, Michoacán, September 2004

 
Erected 1952.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraParks & Recreational AreasWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is May 18, 1952.
 
Location. 19° 42.147′ N, 101° 11.623′ W. Marker is in Morelia, Michoacán. Marker is on Abasolo just north of Allende, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morelia MIC 58000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mariano Matamoros (within shouting distance of this marker); The Matamoros Portal (within shouting distance of this marker); José Guadalupe Salto
Plaza of the Martyrs and Founding of Morelia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 30, 2021
2. Plaza of the Martyrs and Founding of Morelia Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); House of José Mariano y Nicolás Michelena (within shouting distance of this marker); Consistorial House (within shouting distance of this marker); Benito Juárez Garcia (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); "Galeana" Portal (about 90 meters away); Martyrs of Liberty (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morelia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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