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

Independence of Campeche

 
 
Independence of Campeche Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 21, 2017
1. Independence of Campeche Marker
Inscription.
En esta casa se reunieron
la noche del 6 de agosto
de 1857
los iniciadores de nuestra
emancipación política.
6 de agosto de 1957
Gobierno del Estado

English translation:
In this house,
on the night of August 6, 1857
met the planners of our political independence.
Government of the State

 
Erected 1957 by Gobierno del Estado de Campeche.
 
Location. 19° 50.559′ N, 90° 32.031′ W. Marker is in Campeche, Campeche, in Municipality of Campeche. Marker is at the intersection of Calle 53 and Avenida Circuito Baluartes, on the left when traveling north on Calle 53. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Campeche 24000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bastion of San Pedro (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The House of the King’s Lieutenant (about 240 meters away); Campeche's Land Gate (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Professor Septimio Perez Palacios (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Francisco de Paulo Toro Theater (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Temple of the Sweet Name of Jesus
Independence of Campeche Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 21, 2017
2. Independence of Campeche Marker
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); House of Pablo García y Montilla (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Pedro Sainz de Baranda y Borreyro (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campeche.
 
Regarding Independence of Campeche. The marker refers to the date and location of the first meeting to plot the independence of the state of Campeche, eventually resulting in it breaking away from the state of Yucatán during the Caste War. It finally became a separate state in 1862.
 
Categories. PoliticsWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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