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

100th Anniversary of the Birth of Justo Sierra

 
 
100th Anniversary of the Birth of Justo Sierra Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 21, 2017
1. 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Justo Sierra Marker
Inscription.
A Justo Sierra
Maestro de America

Enero 26 de 1848 · Enero 26 de 1948
Siendo Presidente de la Republica
El C. Lic. Miguel Aleman V.
y Gobernador Constitucional del Estado
El C. Lic. Eduardo J. Lavalle Urbina,
se erigio este monumento a la memoria del
Maestro Justo Sierra
en la celebración del centenario de su nacimiento,
como homenaje del pueblo campechano

English translation:
To Justo Sierra
Teacher of the Americas

January 26, 1846 · January 26, 1948
Under the President of the Republic Miguel Aleman
and the State Governor Eduardo J. Lavalle Urbina,
this monument was erected to the memory of
Professor Justo Sierra
in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth,
as a tribute from the people of Campeche.

 
Erected 1948.
 
Location. 19° 50.241′ N, 90° 33.04′ W. Marker is in Campeche, Campeche, in Municipality of Campeche. Marker is at the intersection of Carretera Costera de Golfo (Route 180) and Calle Montecristo, in the median on Carretera Costera de Golfo. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Campeche 24000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 kilometers of this
Monument to Justo Sierra and marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 21, 2017
2. Monument to Justo Sierra and marker
marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bastion of San Carlos (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Governor's Palace (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); House of Pablo García y Montilla (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); “Tukulná” Handicrafts House (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Gate to the Sea (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Campeche's Land Gate (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Professor Septimio Perez Palacios (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Bastion of Our Lady of Solitude (approx. 1.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campeche.
 
Regarding 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Justo Sierra. Justo Sierra Méndez (b. San Francisco de Campeche, Campeche, January 26, 1848 - d. Madrid, Spain September 13, 1912) was a Mexican writer, historian, journalist, poet and politician, disciple of Ignacio Manuel Altamirano. He was a decided promoter of the foundation of the National University of Mexico, today the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is also known as the "Master of America" for the titles awarded to him by several universities in Latin America. He is considered one of the most influential personages of the modern history of Mexico, particularly for his long-term work towards the establishment of primary education in Mexico that is secular, public and free.
 
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Monument to Justo Sierra image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 21, 2017
3. Monument to Justo Sierra
Statue of Justo Sierra image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 21, 2017
4. Statue of Justo Sierra
The small marker below the statue mentions that it was a gift of former Mexican President Alemán.
 
 
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 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 29, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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