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José Maria Morelos y Pavón

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 25, 2017
1. José Maria Morelos y Pavón Marker
Inscription.
En conmemoración del Bicentenario de la Independencia de México y el Centenario de la Revolución mexicana, el Gobierno de México, a través del Consulado General de México en Sacramento, con el invaluable apoyo de la Asociación Comerciantes Unidos, dona a la Ciudad de Stockton, California, el presente busto de José María Morelos y Pavón, "el siervo de la nación" y caudillo de la Independencia.

30 de Septiembre del 2010

In commemoration of the Bicentennial of the Independence of the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution the government of Mexico through the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento, and with the invaluable support of Comerciantes Unidos Association, donates to the City of Stockton, California, this bust of José María Morelos y Pavón, "servant of the nation" and Independence leader. September 30, 2010

José María Morelos y Pavón
(1765-1815)

Originario de Valladolid, Michoacán, México, Sacerdote, politico y militar mexicano, caudillo de la Independencia de Mexico. Asumió el liderazgo del movimiento independista tras la muerte de Miguel Hidalgo en 1811, logrando importantes victorias en el Sur de México. Trató además de dar forma política a sus ideales de justicia e igualdad a través del Congreso de Chilpancingo en donde presentó el documento conocido como
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2. José Maria Morelos y Pavón Marker
( back )
"Sentimientos de la Nación", considerado uno de los textos políticos mexicanos más importantes. Fue capturado en Temalaca, Puebla, por el lider militar español Manuel de la Concha; Morelos fue juzgado y finalmente fusilado, el 22 de Diciembre de 1815. Su ciudad natal Valladolid, recibió el nombre de Morelia en su honor, 1828.

A native of Valladolid, Michoacan, Mexico. Priest, politician and Mexican military, leader of the Independence of Mexico. He assumed leadership of the Independence movement in 1811 after the death of Miguel Hidalgo, achieving important victories in the South of Mexico. He also sought to shape his political ideals of justice and equality through the Congress of Chilpancingo, where he presented a document known as "Sentiments Nation", considered one of Mexico's most important political texts. He was captured in Temalaca, Puebla by Spanish military leader Manuel de la Concha. Morelos was tried and eventually executed on December 22, 1815. His hometown Valladolid was renamed as Morella in honor of his service, in 1828. ( back )
Dedicatoria
A nuestra comunidad como simbolo de unidad e Identidad Mexicana. Agradecimientos especiales a Comerciantes Unidos, Roberto A. Aguilar presidente de la Mesa Directiva 2008-2010. Carlos González y Sergio Ochoa del Consulado de México en Sacramento, Ann Johnston Alcaldesa de Stockton,
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By Michael Herrick, April 25, 2017
3. José Maria Morelos y Pavón Marker
a los Arquitectos J. Antonio Acevedo, Vicente Vázquez, Mario Eguiluz, Constructor Sergio López, y a Patrocinadores por su apoyo para la realización de este monumento.

Dedicated to our community as a symbol of unity and Mexican identity. Special thanks to Comerciantes Unidos, Roberto A. Agullar president of the Board of Directors 2008-2010, Carlos Gonzales and Sergio Ochoa from the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento, Ann Johnston Mayor of Stockton, to the architects J. Anthony Acevedo, Vincente Vazquez, Mario Egulluz, contractor Sergio Lopez, and Sponsors for the support and construction of this monument.
Patrocinadores / Sponsors
September 30, 2010

 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 37° 57.419′ N, 121° 17.586′ W. Marker is in Stockton, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker is on N. Center Street near W. Fremont Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in Miners Levee Park. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton CA 95202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stockton Women Veterans Tree (here, next to this marker); Firefighters Memorial (here, next to this marker); We Shall Never Forget (a few steps from
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By Michael Herrick, April 25, 2017
4. José Maria Morelos y Pavón Marker
this marker); Chinese 1976 Bicentennial Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stockton Veterans Monument (about 400 feet away); Lindsay Point (about 400 feet away); Remember Pearl Harbor (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
 
Also see . . .  José María Morelos on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 89 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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