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Progreso in Municipality of Progreso, Yucatán, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz

 
 
Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2017
1. Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker
Inscription.
A la memoria de nuestros heroes
Niños que ofendaron sus
vidas en defensa de la
patria en las epicas
jornadas de Chapultepec
y Veracruz,
La Asociacion de la Heroica
Escuela Naval Militar en su XIX
Asamblea Anual Ordinaria
celebrada en esta ciudad.

Chapultepec, 13 Septiembre de 1947.
Teniente Juan de la Barrera · Cadete Agustin Melgar · Cadete Vicente Suárez · Cadete Juan Escutia · Cadete Fernando Montes de Oca · Cadete Francisco Marquez
Murieron por la patria.

La patria los une en la gloria

Veracruz 21 de abril 1914
Teniente José Azueta
Cadete Virgilio Uribe
Murieron por la patria

English translation:
To the memory of our heroes
Children that offered their lives
in defense of the nation during
the epic days of Chapultepec and Veracruz
The Association of the Heroic Naval Military College
on the 29th Annual Assembly celebrated in this city.

Chapultepec, September 13, 1947.
Lieutenant Juan de la Barrera · Cadet Agustin Melgar · Cadet Vicente Suárez · Cadet Juan Escutia · Cadet Fernando Montes de Oca · Cadet Francisco Marquez
They died for the nation.

The nation unites them in glory.

Veracruz, April 21, 1914
Lieutenant José Azueta
Cadet Virgilio Uribe
They died for the nation.
Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2017
2. Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker

 
Erected by La Asociación de la Heróica Escuela Naval Militar.
 
Location. 21° 16.929′ N, 89° 39.776′ W. Marker is in Progreso, Yucatán, in Municipality of Progreso. Marker is at the intersection of Calle 33 and Calle 80, on the right when traveling east on Calle 33. Touch for map. The markers and monument are in a triangular median at the intersection of Calles 33 and 80. Marker is in this post office area: Progreso, Yucatán 97320, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arrival of José Martí to Mexico (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Juan Miguel Castro (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Dzibilchaltún Archaeological Site (approx. 22.2 kilometers away); Substructure 38 (approx. 22.3 kilometers away); Structure 36 (approx. 22.3 kilometers away); The Open Chapel (approx. 22.3 kilometers away); Central Square (approx. 22.4 kilometers away); Sacbe 1 (approx. 22.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Progreso.
 
Regarding Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz. There are many of these types of monuments throughout Mexico that give tribute to the six "Children Heroes" (Niños Heroes), the Mexican military cadets that faced U.S. troops during the Battle of Chapultepec in 1847
Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2017
3. Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker
during the Mexican-American War and died. This monument is interesting in that it also includes two additional names of Mexican military cadets that were killed during the U.S. invasion and occupation of Veracruz in 1914.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-American
 
Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2017
4. Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker
Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2017
5. Heroes of Chapultepec and Veracruz Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 30, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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