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The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2017
1. The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec Marker
Inscription.
Septiembre 13
de 1847
Teniente:
Juan de la Barrera

Cadetes:
Juan Escutia
Agustin Melgar
Francisco Marquez
Vicente Suarez
Fernando Montes de Oca
Septiembre 13 de 1847

English translation:
September 13, 1847
Lieutenant:
Juan de la Barrera

Cadets:
Juan Escutia
Agustin Melgar
Francisco Marquez
Vicente Suarez
Fernando Montes de Oca
September 13, 1847

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Location. 20° 35.348′ N, 100° 24.512′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Paseo Niños Heroes, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 Calle Paseo Niños Heroes, Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76010, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Parish of Cristo Rey (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); General Mariano Escobedo (approx. half a kilometer away); Hill of the Bells (approx. half a kilometer away); Francisco I. Madero
The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2017
2. The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec Marker
(approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Fountain of Capulines (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Félix Nabor Osores de Sotomayor García (approx. one kilometer away); Fountain of Santa Rosa (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec. There are many of these types of monuments throughout Mexico that give tribute to the six "Children Heroes" (Niños Héroes), the Mexican military cadets and a young lieutenant that faced U.S. troops during the Battle of Chapultepec in 1847 during the Mexican-American War and died. This is the largest monument to them in Querétaro.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-American
 
The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2017
3. The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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