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Puebla in Municipality of Puebla, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973

 
 
Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 1, 2017
1. Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973 Marker
The additional marker to the left indicates that the building is a "Historic Monument from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries."
Inscription.

Primero de mayo 1973-1983
Diez años del Dia Heroico en Defensa
de la Reforma Universitario de la
U.A.P.

Martires:
Profr. Alfonso Calderon Moreno
Est. Norberto Suarez Lara
Est. Victor Manuel Medina
Est. Ignacio Enrique Gonzalez Romano

Partido Socialista Unificado de Mexico


English translation:
May Day 1973-1983
Ten Years since the Heroic Day of the Autonomous University of Puebla Reform Protests

Martyrs:
Prof. Alfonso Calderón Moreno
Student Norberto Suárez Lara
Student Victor Manuel Medina
Student Ignacio Enrique González Romano

United Socialist Party of Mexico

 
Erected 1983 by Partido Socialista Unificado de México.
 
Location. 19° 2.554′ N, 98° 11.747′ W. Marker is in Puebla, Puebla, in Municipality of Puebla. Marker is on Calle 4 Sur just south of Avenida Don Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is to the right of the entrance to the BUAP Radio entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle 4 Sur 104, Puebla 72000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Speech by Francisco Madero in Puebla
An additional marker at the Edificio Carolino image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 1, 2017
2. An additional marker at the Edificio Carolino
This additional marker is to the right of the featured marker. It reads:
Edificio Carolino
Antiguo Colegio del Espíritu Santo
Rectoría
Data del Siglo XVIII
Calle 4 Sur 104
BUAP
Patrimonio Arquitectónico

English translation:
Carolino Building
Old College of the Holy Spirit
Rectory dates from the 18th Century
Calle 4 Sur 104
BUAP
Architectonic Heritage
(a few steps from this marker); The Oath to Independence in the City of Puebla... (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesuit Education in Puebla (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de la Democracia (within shouting distance of this marker); Emperor Iturbide at the Casa del Mendrugo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The House of Alms (about 90 meters away); The Oriental Bank Building (about 180 meters away); The Old Portal of the Audience (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Puebla.
 
Regarding Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973. The teacher and three students mentioned on the marker were protesting for reforms to the Autonomous University of Puebla. While details of the incident are unclear, they were shot and killed by snipers that fired on them from a nearby building. Three other people were also shot and killed as they passed by the event on the ground: Víctor Rodríguez, a Volkswagen employee; Carlos Vélez Huerta, a propane gas deliveryman;
Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 1, 2017
3. Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973 Marker
The marker can be seen here to the right of this entrance to the "Edificio Carolino."
and a young, unnamed construction worker.
 
Categories. EducationPolitics
 
Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 1, 2017
4. Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973 Marker
This view is towards the north across the Plaza de Democracia. The marker is to the right along the wall of the Edificio Carolino.
An additional marker at the Edificio Carolino image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 1, 2017
5. An additional marker at the Edificio Carolino
This additional marker is further to the right of the featured marker. It reads:
La memoria del Hermano
Juan Gomez S.J.
Constructor de este edificio
Año de 1690
Museo Regional del Estado

English translation:
To the memory of
Brother Juan Gómez, SJ
Constructor of this building
1690
The Regional Museum of the State
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 18, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2. submitted on January 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on January 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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