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Colonia San Ángel in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Tribute to John Riley

 
 
Tribute to John Riley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. Tribute to John Riley Marker
Inscription.  
En homenaje al
Heroico Batallón de San Patricio, que
luchó por México durante la Guerra de
1846-1848, se obsequía este busto en
honor de su lider
Comandante John Riley
como una muestra de amistad del
Pueblo de Irlanda al Pueblo de México
en el marco de su Bicentenario y del Centenario de su Revolución.
Develado por el
Excmo. Sr. Eamon Hickey, Embajador
de Irlanda en México.
Esculpido por los Mtros.
Lorenzo Rafael y Miguel G. Counahan.
10 de Septiembre de 2010
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a Anam dilis

English translation:
In tribute to the heroic Saint Patrick’s Battalion that fought for Mexico during the War of 1846-1848, this bust is given in honor of its leader
John Riley
as a memento of friendship between the people of Ireland and the people of Mexico during her Bicentennial and the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution.
Dedicated by His Excellency Eamon Hickey, Ambassador of Ireland in Mexico.
Sculpted by the masters Lorenzo Rafael and Miguel G. Counahan.
September 10, 2010
May his soul be seated
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at God’s right hand
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Erected 2010.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Mexican-American.
 
Location. 19° 20.681′ N, 99° 11.571′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia San Ángel. Memorial is on Calle San Jacinto, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle San Jacinto 13, Ciudad de México 01000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Saint Patrick Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Parish of San Jacinto (within shouting distance of this marker); General José Frontera (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Del Carmen Convent (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Dolphin House/House of the Marquess of Sierra Nevada (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); House of José Fernández de Lizardi (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Independence of Mexico (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); House of José Joaquín Herrera (approx. 3.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Tribute to John Riley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
2. Tribute to John Riley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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