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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Benjamín Carrión

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
1. Benjamín Carrión Marker
Inscription.  

En el Bicentenario de las Independencias de México y Ecuador
El pueblo de México a la memoria de
Benjamín Carrión
(1897-1979)

Escritor y embajador ecuatoriano, amigo de México

México D.F. a 10 de agosto de 2009

Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon
Jefe de Gobierno del Distrito Federal

Galo Galarza Dávila
Embajador del Ecuador en México


English translation:
In the Bicentennial of the Independence of Mexico and Ecuador
The people of Mexico celebrate the memory of
Benjamín Carrión
(1897-1979)

Writer and Ecuatorian ambassador, a friend of Mexico

Mexico D.F., August 10, 2009

Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon
Head of Government of the Federal District

Galo Galarza Dávila
Ambassador of Ecuador in Mexico

 
Erected 2009.
 
Location. 19° 26.218′ N, 99° 8.57′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida Hidalgo just west of Eje Central
Benjamín Carrión Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
2. Benjamín Carrión Marker
The marker is just to the right of a statue of Benjamín Carrión awaiting a chess challenger. The statue is by the Mexican sculptor Pedro Filiberto Ramírez Ponzanelli and was unveiled on May 24, 2011. Inscribed on the wall behind the statue is a quote from Carrión, it reads:

Seamos una gran potencia de cultura porque para eso nos autoriza y alienta nuestra historia.

English translation:
We will be a great cultural power, because that is authorized and strengthened by our history.
Lázaro Cárdenas, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06050, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ignacio López Rayón (a few steps from this marker); Santa Veracruz (within shouting distance of this marker); Franz Mayer Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of San Juan de Dios (within shouting distance of this marker); Grave of Manuel Tolsá (within shouting distance of this marker); The Juárez Hemicycle (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Aquiles Serdán (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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Benjamín Carrión statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
3. Benjamín Carrión statue
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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