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Veracruz in Municipality of Veracruz, Mexico — The Gulf Coast
 

Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray

 
 
Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
1. Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray Marker
Inscription.
A la memoria del ilustre
veracruzano Francisco Javier
Clavijero Echegaray

en el CCL aniversario de su
natalicio a los seis días del
mes de septiembre de 1981,
se coloco esta placa, siendo
Gobernador Constitutional
del estado de Veracruz,
el C. Lic. Agustin Acosta Lagunes.
H. Veracruz Ver. Sept. de 1981.

English translation:
To the memory of the illustrious son of Veracruz,
Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray
on the 250th anniversary of his birth, on the sixth day of September 1981,
this inscription was placed, by the
Constitutional Governor of the state of Veracruz,
Agustín Acosta Lagunes
Veracruz, Veracruz, 1981

 
Erected 1981.
 
Location. 19° 11.783′ N, 96° 8.119′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Marker is at the intersection of Callejón Francisco X. Clavijero and Melchor Ocampo, in the median on Callejón Francisco X. Clavijero. 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. 100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Veracruz City Museum
Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
2. Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray Marker
(about 180 meters away); Chapel of Holy Christ of the Good Voyage (about 240 meters away); Lieutenant José Azueta (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Mexican Naval Academy (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Veracruz Memorial to the Fallen of Foreign Invasions (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Major General Álvaro Obregón (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Portal de Miranda Building (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
 
Regarding Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray. Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray (sometimes Francesco Saverio Clavigero) (b. September 9, 1731 – d. April 2, 1787), was a Jesuit teacher, scholar and historian of New Spain. After the expulsion of the Jesuits from the Spanish colonies in 1767, he went to Italy, where he wrote a valuable work on the pre-Columbian history and civilizations of Mesoamerica and the central Mexican highlands. Adapted from Wikipedia
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkColonial Era
 
Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
3. Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray statue
The sculpture is the work of Rubén Rodríguez Rendon.
A portion of the wall of Veracruz image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
4. A portion of the wall of Veracruz
Near the marker is this remaining portion of the wall that once surrounded and protected Veracruz during the colonial period.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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