El Oro de Hidalgo, Mexico State, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Revolutionary and Labor Movement in El Oro
Reconociendo nuestra historia / Recognizing our history
El Oro, México – Pueblo Mágico
noviembre 23, 2013
The revolutionary movement of 1910 was well received in El Oro, its inhabitants took up arms and workers' strikes were organized, mainly in the La Esperanza Mine. In 1916 with the workers' movement a general strike was declared that paralyzed mining in the region. Unions of miners, carpinters, electricians, mechanics, painters, railroad workers and blacksmiths were created and in May 1917 they held the first Labor Day commemorative parade in the country.
El Oro, Mexico – Magical Town
November 23, 2013
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1917.
Location. 19° 48.048′ N, 100° 7.883′ W. Marker is in El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico (Mexico State). Marker is on Avenida Independencia just east of Avenida del Ferrocarril, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Avenida Independencia 17, El Oro de Hidalgo MEX 50600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Oro Club (here, next to this marker); Old Railway Station (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Murphy's Bullring (about 120 meters away); Architectural Heritage of El Oro (about 120 meters away); Grocery Store (about 150 meters away); a different marker also named Old Railway Station (about 150 meters away); Commercial Activity in El Oro (about 150 meters away); El Oro Historical Monuments Area (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Oro de Hidalgo.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.