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Veracruz in Municipality of Veracruz, Mexico — The Gulf Coast
 

Alexander von Humboldt

 
 
Alexander von Humboldt Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
1. Alexander von Humboldt Marker
Inscription.
La comunidad alemana en el estado de Veracruz
en el marco del Bicentenario de la Independencia de la República Mexicana
al
Barón Alexander von Humboldt
1787-1859
Físico e Investigador
Benémerito de la Patria
por decreto del Presidente
Lic. Benito Juarez Garcia
H. Veracruz, Ver. 17 septiembre 2010

English translation:
The German community in the state of Veracruz
as part of the Bicentennial of the Independence of the Mexican Republic
To Baron Alexander von Humboldt
1787-1859
Physicist and Investigator
Most Worthy of the Nation
By Presidential Decree of
Lic. Benito Juárez García
Veracruz, Veracruz, September 17, 2010

 
Location. 19° 12.119′ N, 96° 7.903′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Marker is at the intersection of Comodoro Manuela Azueta and Calle Mariano Arista, on the right when traveling north on Comodoro Manuela Azueta. Touch for map. 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. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Veracruz Memorial to the Fallen of Foreign Invasions
Alexander von Humboldt Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
2. Alexander von Humboldt Marker
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Mexican Naval Academy (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Lieutenant José Azueta (approx. half a kilometer away); The Veracruz City Museum (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Major General Álvaro Obregón (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); 100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); The Portal de Miranda Building (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
 
Regarding Alexander von Humboldt. Humboldt arrived in Mexico at Acapulco on March 22, 1803. After traveling through New Spain for almost a year, he stayed in Veracruz from February 18 to March 7, 1804, where he left for Havana, Cuba.
 
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Alexander von Humboldt Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
3. Alexander von Humboldt Marker
This view is looking towards the south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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