Veracruz in Municipality of Veracruz, Mexico — The Gulf Coast
The Governor's House
Durante la Guerra de Reforma (1857-1861), Benito Juárez se instaló en esta casa y estableció aquí su sede de gobierno. En 1915, Venustiano Carranza suprimió la cárcel de San Juan de Ulúa, declaró la casa del gobernador residencia presidencial y se instaló, junto con su gabinete, en este sitio.
Actualmente, en la planta baja de la casa hay una sala de exposiciones temporales y, en el piso superior, se encuentra una sala de sitio que explica la historia del Fuerte de San Juan de Ulúa desde la época prehispánica hasta el siglo XVIII.
During the Reform War (1857-1861), Benito Juárez settled in this house and established his seat of government here. In 1915, Venustiano Carranza closed the prison of San Juan de Ulúa, declared the Governor´s House as the presidential residence and settled, together with his cabinet, in this place. Currently, on the ground floor of the house there is a temporary exhibition hall and, on the upper floor, there is a room that explains the history of the Fort of San Juan de Ulúa from pre-hispanic times to the eighteenth century.
Location. 19° 12.567′ N, 96° 7.863′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Touch for map. The marker is towards the left of the Governor's House at the Fort San Juan Ulúa historic site. Marker is in this post office area: Veracruz 91700, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Miguel Barragán (within shouting distance of this marker); Benito Juárez in Prison in San Juan de Ulúa (within shouting distance of this marker); The Last Stronghold of the Spanish in Mexico (within shouting The “Curtain” of San Fernando (within shouting distance of this marker); The Prison of San Juan de Ulúa (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bastion of San Crispin (within shouting distance of this marker); Patio of the Curtain or Dry Moat (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Wall of the Rings (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Politics • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4, 5. submitted on June 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.