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Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Francisco González Bocanegra

 
 
Francisco González Bocanegra Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. Francisco González Bocanegra Marker
Inscription.  
En esta casa vivió y
murió el Poeta Francisco
González Bocanegra, y
donde escribió las estrofas
del Himno Nacinoal.
Año 1853.
Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.


English translation:
In this house lived and died the Poet Francisco González Bocanegra, and where he wrote the words of the Mexican National Anthem in 1853.

 
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 19° 26.134′ N, 99° 8.195′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on Calle Tacuba, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 Calle Tacuba, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan de la Granja (a few steps from this marker); Manuel Payno (within shouting distance of this marker); Siege against the Spanish (within shouting distance of this marker); Hernán Cortés' Residences
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Gonzalo A. Esteva (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of the Counts of Heras y Soto (about 90 meters away); Francisco González Bocanegro (about 90 meters away); Juan Xuárez (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Also see . . .  The Mexican National Anthem. (Submitted on November 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
 
Francisco González Bocanegra Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mediateca INAH, 1955
2. Francisco González Bocanegra Marker
This earlier photo of the marker is slightly different, indicating that the marker may have been replaced over the years.
Francisco González Bocanegra Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
3. Francisco González Bocanegra Marker
The marker is between the two green awnings. The secondary marker can be seen on the right side of the building above the awning.
Francisco González Bocanegra Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
4. Francisco González Bocanegra Marker
This additional marker located higher up and to the right on the building includes some of the same information as the main marker, as well as including some musical notation of the first notes of the Mexican National Anthem.
Francisco González Bocanegra Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
5. Francisco González Bocanegra Marker
The portrait on the right is of Francisco González Bocanegra. On the left is Jaime Nunó, who composed the music for the Mexican National Anthem. The anthem was first played publicly in September 1854. Both portraits are by José Inés Tovilla from 1918. (National History Museum at Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 693 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   2. submitted on August 16, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   3, 4, 5. submitted on November 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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