San Juan del Río in Municipality of San Juan del Río, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec
por el honor de México
Teniente Juan de la Barrera · Cadete Juan Escutia · Cadete Agustin Melgar · Cadete Francisco Marquez · Cadete Vicente Suarez · Cadete Fernando Montes de Oca
for the honor of Mexico
Lieutenant Juan de la Barrera · Cadet Juan Escutia · Cadet Agustin Melgar · Cadet Francisco Marquez · Cadet Vicente Suarez · Cadete Fernando Montes de Oca
Erected 1991 by Club Peña de Amigos, A.C.
Location. 20° 23.074′ N, 100° 0.536′ W. Marker is in San Juan del Río, Querétaro, in Municipality of San Juan del Río. Marker is on Avenida Benito Juárez Poniente just west of Huertas Norte, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Juan del Río, Querétaro 76807, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Legend of Jesús de la Portería (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Royal Inland Road in San Juan del Río (approx. 1.4 kilometers To the Founders of San Juan del Río (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Senegal de las Palomas (approx. 10.4 kilometers away); La Trinidad Natural Protected Area (approx. 15.1 kilometers away); Pedro Escobedo (approx. 19.3 kilometers away); The Geographical Center of Mexico (approx. 19.4 kilometers away); The Legend of the Baroness (approx. 19.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Juan del Río.
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.
Categories. • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 22, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.