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San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Heroes’ Bridge

 
 
The Heroes' Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
1. The Heroes' Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Puente de los Heroes.
Homenaje de la
ciudad de San
Miguel de Allende
a sus hijos que
lucharon por la
libertad de Mexico.
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Siendo Gobernador
del Estado
el C. Dr. J. Jesus
Rodriguez Gaona
y Presidente
Municipal el C. Lic.
Leobino Zavala V.,
Fue inaugurada
esta obra el 29
de diciembre del
año de la patria.
H. Ayto. Constitucional
1958-1960

Proyectaron Arqts. Manuel Rocha D. y Reynaldo Lozano

English translation:
The Heroes’ Bridge
Tribute from the city of San Miguel de Allende to her sons that fought for the liberty of Mexico.
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State Governor Dr. J. Jesús Rodríguez Gaona
and Municipal President Leobino Zavala V.,
This work was inaugurated on December 29 in the year of the nation.
Honorable Constitutional Municipal Council
1958-1960

Designed by architects Manuel Rocha D. and Reynaldo Lozano

 
Erected 1960 by Honorable Ayuntamiento Constitucional de San Miguel de Allende.
 
Location. 20° 54.87′ N, 100° 44.8′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is on Calle Canal just west of Calle Zacateros,
The Heroes' Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
2. The Heroes' Bridge Marker
The marker can be seen to the right below the namesake bridge.
on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 37700, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Temple of the Most Pure Conception (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Remains of the Insurgents (about 120 meters away); Carmen Masip Echazarreta (about 150 meters away); The Francisco I. Madero Fountain (about 180 meters away); Armory of the Insurgents (about 210 meters away); Allende Fountain (about 210 meters away); House of Juan Umarán (about 210 meters away); Captain Juan Aldama y González (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Regarding The Heroes' Bridge. Although the marker does not mention it directly, it is likely that the bridge and marker celebrated the 150th anniversary of Mexican independence in 1960.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
The Heroes' Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
3. The Heroes' Bridge Marker
This view shows the surface of the bridge, which allows Calle Quebrada to pass over Calle Canal.
A view towards the west along Calle Canal from the Heroes' Bridge image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
4. A view towards the west along Calle Canal from the Heroes' Bridge
A pedestrian stairway from Calle Quebrada down to Calle Canal near the marker. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
5. A pedestrian stairway from Calle Quebrada down to Calle Canal near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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