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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Site of the Surrender of Maximilian

 
 
Site of the Surrender of Maximilian Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2018
1. Site of the Surrender of Maximilian Marker
Inscription.
Aquí, hace cien años,
Maximiliano de Habsburgo rindió su espada a
Don Mariano Escobedo
General en Jefe del
Ejercito Republicano de Operaciones
Queretaro, 15 de mayo de 1967

English translation:
Here, one hundred years ago,
Maximilian of Habsburg surrendered his sword to
Mariano Escobedo
Chief General of the Republican Army of Mexico
Querétaro, May 15, 1967

 
Erected 1967.
 
Location. 20° 35.618′ N, 100° 24.379′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida Tecnológico and Calle Justo Sierra, on the left when traveling north on Avenida Tecnológico. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Mariano Escobedo (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hill of the Bells (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); a different marker also named The Hill of the Bells (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Chapel of La Piedad (approx. 0.3 kilometers away);
Site of the Surrender of Maximilian Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2018
2. Site of the Surrender of Maximilian Marker
The marker is at the base of the obelisk. To the left are three additional markers celebrating the restoration of the Mexican Republic at this site.
Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Félix Nabor Osores de Sotomayor García (approx. half a kilometer away); Temple and fountain of Santa Ana (approx. half a kilometer away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding Site of the Surrender of Maximilian. As the siege of Querétaro was ending and Republican troops broke into the stronghold of the French and Mexican Imperialists at the Hill of the Cross (Cerro de la Santa Cruz), Maximilian attempted to escape the city. He was captured here and surrendered his sword to Republican General Mariano Escobedo, putting an end to the Second French Intervention in Mexico.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
An additional marker at the Site of the Surrender of Maximilian image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2018
3. An additional marker at the Site of the Surrender of Maximilian
This additional marker was placed by Masons in 2015. It reads:

A los liberales que nos dieron justicia en el CXLVIII
Aniversario del triunfo de la República
R..L..S.. Hyadi 1-9
Benemérita G.. L.. Nacional de México, A.C.
Supremo Consejo y Grandes Consistorios
por México, A.C.
15 de Mayo del 2015
An additional marker at the Site of the Surrender of Maximilian image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2018
4. An additional marker at the Site of the Surrender of Maximilian
This additional marker was placed by Masons in 2014. It reads:

La M..Resp..Gr..Log..
del Estado de Querétaro
Conmemora el CXLVII aniversario del "Triunfo de la República" y rinde tributo a los heroes anónimos caídos en la histórica defensa de nuestra soberanía nacional contra la invasión francesa, el pretendido imperio de Maximiliano de Habsburgo y sus aliados los conservadores apátridas.
Gr..Or.. de Querétaro, México, mayo 15
1867-2014 E..V..
An additional marker at the Site of the Surrender of Maximilian image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2018
5. An additional marker at the Site of the Surrender of Maximilian
This additional marker was placed by the Clubes A.B.C. of Tamaulipas in 1967. It reads:

Gratitud eterna a los restauradores de la patria
Primer Centenario
15 de mayo de 1967
Clubes A.B.C. de Tamaulipas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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