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Veracruz in Municipality of Veracruz, Mexico — The Gulf Coast
 

The Portal de Miranda Building

 
 
The Portal de Miranda Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 23, 2017
1. The Portal de Miranda Building Marker
Inscription.
Portal de Miranda
Este inmueble construido en el siglo XVIII. Es uno de los que conservan su portal que miraba hacia el antiguo mercado de la ciudad, donde hoy se encuentra el edificio Trigueros, así mismo conserva su entresuelo y sus muros de piedra múcara, sus muros fueron testigo de reuniones secretas efectuadas por revolucionarios cubanos, entre los cuales figuró José Martí. Actualmente en este inmueble se encuentra la Fototeca Malpica Mimendi.

English translation:
Portal de Miranda Building
This property was built in the 18th century. It is one of the few in the city that preserves its portal that looked towards the old market of the city, today the site of the Trigueros Building. It also conserves its mezzanine and its walls of cut coral. Its walls witnessed secret meetings made by Cuban revolutionaries, among them José Martí. Currently in this property is the Photographic Library Malpica Mimendi.
 
Location. 19° 12.012′ N, 96° 8.267′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Gutiérrez Zamora and Calle Miranda, on the right when traveling east on Calle Gutiérrez Zamora. Touch for map. Both Calle Gutiérrez and Miranda
The Portal de Miranda Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
2. The Portal de Miranda Building Marker
The marker can be seen in the building's corridor, to the right of an entry door. The marker on the near corner of the building is dedicated to a 1971 restoration effort.
are only open to pedestrian traffic in this part of Veracruz. 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. First Municipal Council in Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Álvaro Obregón (within shouting distance of this marker); The Convent of San Francisco (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Mexican Naval Academy (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lieutenant José Azueta (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Veracruz City Museum (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Veracruz Memorial to the Fallen of Foreign Invasions (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
 
Categories. ArchitectureMan-Made Features
 
An additional marker on the 1971 restoration of the Portal de Miranda image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
3. An additional marker on the 1971 restoration of the Portal de Miranda
Siendo Presidente Constitucional de la Republica el C. Lic. Luis Echeverría Álvarez, el Gobernador Constitucional del Estado el C. Lic. Rafael Murillo Vidal, el Gobierno hizo la reconstrucción de este Portal y Plaza de Miranda. Septiembre de 1971. (English translation: During the term of the Constitutional President of the Republic Luis Echeverría Álvarez and the Constitutional Governor of the State Rafael Murillo Vidal, the Government restored this Portal and Plaza de Miranda. September 1971.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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