Huichapan in Municipality of Huichapan, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
General Pedro María Anaya
Pedro Maria Anaya
Heroe de Churubusco
20 de agosto de 1847
Huichapan Hgo. Agosto 1978
To the memory of General Pedro María Anaya
Hero of Churubusco
August 20, 1847
Huichapan, Hidalgo, August 1978
Location. 20° 22.309′ N, 99° 39.021′ W. Marker is in Huichapan, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Huichapan. Marker is on Avenida Pedro María Anaya just north of Silviano Gómez, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huichapan, Hidalgo 42400, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benito Juárez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); First Celebration of the Mexican Independence Proclamation (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); El Chapitel (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Plaza of the Independence Martyrs (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Franciscan Ex-Convent (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Parroquia de San Mateo Apóstol (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); General Julián Villagrán (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Monolithic Cross of the Atrium (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huichapan.
Regarding General Pedro María Anaya. General Pedro María Anaya was a member of the Mexican military, born in Huichapan, Hidalgo. He led the Mexican forces against the United States of America at the Battle of Churubusco on August 20, 1847, just outside of Mexico City. The Mexican forces were outnumbered by 2 to 1 and fought to the last of their ammunition. General Anaya, when asked during the surrender to General Twiggs to turn over any left over ammunition, famously replied, "¡Si hubiera parque, no estaría usted aquí!" (If I had any ammunition, you wouldn't be here!).
Categories. • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.