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

General Mariano Escobedo

 
 
General Mariano Escobedo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
1. General Mariano Escobedo Marker
Inscription.

Casa que habitó el
Gral.
Mariano Escobedo 1879
Soc. Amigos de San Miguel Allende

English translation:
In this house lived
General Mariano Escobedo in 1879
Society of Friends of San Miguel Allende

 
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel Allende.
 
Location. 20° 54.939′ N, 100° 44.627′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is on Calle Mesones, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 71 Calle Mesones, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 37700, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. María del Refugio Aguilar y Torres (within shouting distance of this marker); Allende's Independence Meetings (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Independent Municipality of Mexico (about 120 meters away); Here Independence was Planned (about 120 meters away); Tribute to the Battle of Puebla (about 120 meters away); Narciso María Loreto de la Canal
General Mariano Escobedo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
2. General Mariano Escobedo Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the central wooden doors of the two-story house.
(about 150 meters away); House of Ignacio Aldama (about 150 meters away); The Francisco I. Madero Fountain (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Regarding General Mariano Escobedo. General Mariano Antonio Guadalupe Escobedo de la Peña (b. San Pablo de los Labradores, Nuevo León, January 16, 1826 - d. Mexico City, May 22, 1902) was a prominent Mexican military man who fought during the Mexican-American War, the Reform Wars and the Second French Intervention against the imperial army of Maximilian. He is probably most famous for accepting Maximilian's surrender at the end of the siege of Querétaro in 1867. He was a politician of liberal ideology, was governor of San Luis Potosí and Nuevo León. He was senator and Minister of War during the presidential period of Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWars, Non-US
 
General Mariano Escobedo image. Click for full size.
ca. 1870
3. General Mariano Escobedo
Photo courtesy of the INAH Mediateca.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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