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Casa Blanca in León, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)

Pedro Moreno

Pedro Moreno Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Horacio Olmedo Canchola, 2017
1. Pedro Moreno Marker

Al caudillo
Pedro Moreno
y compañeros
Heroes de la Paria y mártires de la libertad

English translation:
To the military leader
Pedro Moreno
and his companions
Heroes of the Nation and Martyrs to Freedom
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US.
Location. 21° 18.531′ N, 101° 38.47′ W. Marker is in Casa Blanca, Guanajuato, in León. Memorial is on Unnamed road just south of Guanajuato Route 87, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Casa Blanca GTO 37698, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Our Blessed Mother of Light (approx. 21 kilometers away); Manuel Doblado Theater (approx. 21.1 kilometers away); House of Cecilio Louis Long (approx. 21.1 kilometers away); Royal Houses and Early Municipal Council (approx. 21.2 kilometers away); Plaza of Martyrs
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(approx. 21.2 kilometers away); Massacre of January 2, 1946 (approx. 21.3 kilometers away); House of María Joaquina de la Portilla y Torres (approx. 21.3 kilometers away); City Hall (approx. 21.3 kilometers away).
Also see . . .  Pedro Moreno at Wikipedia. Moreno and Javier Mina held out against the Spanish for two months at the Battle of Fuerte del Sombrero, but finally evacuated the fort on August 15, 1817. Pedro Moreno was killed nearby on October 27 at El Venadito. (Submitted on December 6, 2021.) 
Pedro Moreno Memorial image. Click for full size.
2. Pedro Moreno Memorial
This older photo may show the memorial before its reconstruction around 2017.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.
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Sep. 28, 2023