San José in Municipality of San José, Costa Rica
Juan Rafael Mora Porras
Homenaje de la
Academia Costarricense de la Historia
en el año centenario
de la Campaña de 1856-1857
Tribute from the Costa Rican Academy of History
on the 100th anniversary
of the Campaign of 1856-1857
Erected 1956 by Academia Costarricense de la Historia.
Location. 9° 56.1′ N, 84° 4.793′ W. Marker is in San José, San José, in Municipality of San José. Marker is at the intersection of Calle 2 and Avenida 1, on the left when traveling north on Calle 2. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San José 10104, Costa Rica.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument to the National Flag of Costa Rica (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Declaration of Central American Independence (about 210 meters away); The 150th Anniversary of the First Catholic Diocese in Costa Rica (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Juan Mora Fernández (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The University of Santo Tomás Braulio Carrillo Colina (approx. half a kilometer away); The 140th Anniversary of the San Juan de Dios Hospital (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Juan Vazquez de Coronado (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San José.
Regarding Juan Rafael Mora Porras. Juan Rafael Mora Porras was President of Costa Rica for four consecutive terms, during which he is most remembered for leading Central America against the Filibuster invasion of William Walker in the Campaign of 1856-1857. The Campaign ended with Walker's defeat and eventual execution in Honduras.
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