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Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz

 
 
Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 26, 2017
1. Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz Marker
Inscription.
21 de abril 1914
H. Veracruz, Ver.
Heroes Navales
“Virgilio Uribe”
”Jose Azueta”

Decreto:
Numero 73 - La H. Legislatura del estado libre y soberano de Veracruz-Llave, en nombre del pueblo. Decreta:
Articulo único. - Se declara “Cuatro veces heroica a la ciudad de Veracruz por haber sumado sus hijos un acto mas de heroicidad a los tres anteriores que le dieron el titulo de “Tres veces heroica,” por decreto Num. 41 expedido por el H. Congreso local con fecha 27 de diciembre de 1900, al defender con denuedo la integridad de la patria contra la invasion Norteamericana, durante los dias 21 y 22 de abril de 1914.

Centenario de la Gesta Heroica de Veracruz
Jose Azueta 2014 Virgilio Uribe
Escuela Naval
21 de abril de 1914

Monumento adicional:
Plaza Hca. Escuela Naval Militar
Queretaro, Qro. 1998

Este obelisco, es una replica del que se encuentra frente a la fachada del edificio de la Antigua Escuel Naval Militar en el Puerto de Veracruz Ver., que fue donado por “La Artilleria Divisionaria del Cuerpo de Ejercito del Nor-Oeste”, como testimonio a la resistencia de los cadetes navales el 21 de abril de 1914, durante la invasión norteamericana.


English translation:
April
Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 26, 2017
2. Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz Marker
21, 1914 – Honorable Veracruz, Veracruz
Naval Heroes
Virgilio Uribe
José Azueta

Decree Number 73 - The Honorable Legislature of the free and sovereign state of Veracruz-Llave, on behalf of its people decrees the following:
The City of Veracruz is declared "Four Times Heroic” as its native sons have added one more heroic act to the three previous ones that gave her the title of "Three Times Heroic" through Decree No. 41 issued by the Honorable Local Congress and dated December 27, 1900, where the homeland and its integrity was boldly defended against the American invasion, on April 21 and 22, 1914.

100th Anniversary of the Heroic Act at Veracruz
José Azueta - 2014 - Virgilio Uribe
Naval Academy
April 21, 1914

Additional monument:
Plaza of the Heroic Naval Military Academy
Querétaro, Querétaro, 1998

This obelisk is a replica of the one that is located in front of the Old Naval Military Academy in the Port of Veracruz, Veracruz. It was donated by "Artillery Division of the Northwest Army Corps", as testimony to the resistance of the naval cadets on April 21, 1914 during the American invasion.
 
Erected 1998.
 
Location. 20° 34.442′ N, 100° 21.64′ 
Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 26, 2017
3. Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz Marker
W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida Armando Birlain Shaffler and Boulevard Bernardo Quintana, in the median on Avenida Armando Birlain Shaffler. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76079, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leopoldo Aguilar Carvajal (approx. 2.3 kilometers away); Andrés Balvanera Martínez (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); Temple of “San Francisquito” (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); The Aqueduct of Querétaro (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); In Honor of the Workers of Hércules (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Valentin F. Frías (approx. 2.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz. The "Heroic Act" (Gesta Heróica) mentioned on the marker is a common way that Mexicans refer to the resistance to the US invasion of Veracruz on April 21, 1914 shown by the cadets of the then Mexican Naval Academy.
 
Categories. Military
 
Marker on the additional Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 26, 2017
4. Marker on the additional Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz
Marker on the additional Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 26, 2017
5. Marker on the additional Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz
Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz Monument and markers image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 26, 2017
6. Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz Monument and markers
The smaller, additional monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 26, 2017
7. The smaller, additional monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz
The main obelisk can be seen in the distance to the south in this view.
Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 26, 2017
8. Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz
This view towards the southeast also shows both monuments.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 29, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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