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Mérida in Municipality of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

General Manuel Cepeda Peraza

 
 
General Manuel Cepeda Peraza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 18, 2019
1. General Manuel Cepeda Peraza Marker
Inscription.  

Al Gral. Manuel Cepeda Peraza
Que en la época aciaca del Imperio Franco-Austriaco hizo de esta humilde morada la cuna de Revolucion Republicana de 1867. Dedica esta lapida conmemorativa el Circulo de Estudiantes de esta capital.
Merida Mzo. 3 de 1888.

English translation:
To General Manuel Cepeda Peraza
In the time of the Franco-Austrian Empire, he made this humble abode the cradle of the Republican Revolution of 1867. This memorial marker is dedicated to him by the Students Circle of this capital.
Merida, March 3, 1888.
 
Erected 1888 by Círculo de Estudiantes de Mérida.
 
Location. 20° 57.559′ N, 89° 37.658′ W. Marker is in Mérida, Yucatán, in Municipality of Mérida. Marker is at the intersection of Calle 64 and Calle 64A, on the left when traveling north on Calle 64. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mérida, Yucatán 97000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Harem (within shouting distance of this marker); Consuelo Zavala C. (within shouting distance of
An additional nearby General Manuel Cepeda Peraza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 18, 2019
2. An additional nearby General Manuel Cepeda Peraza Marker
This additional marker is on the western side of the building. It reads:

Calle 64A
No. 502 por 73 y 75
Casa del Gral. Manuel Cepeda Peraza
Patrimonio de la Nación
Camino Real a Campeche

English translation:
64Ath Street (Calle 64A)
Number 502 between Calles 73 and 75
House of General Manuel Cepeda Peraza
A National Heritage Site
Royal Road to Campeche
this marker); Calle 64 (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The House of the Headless Friar (about 150 meters away); The Hermitage (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The San Juan Arch (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Colegio Montejo Annex (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Benito Juárez (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mérida.
 
Regarding General Manuel Cepeda Peraza. Manuel Cepeda Peraza was a Mexican army general, active in the Caste Wars but best known as a defender of the republic and supporter of Benito Juárez. Later he was governor of Yucatán. Born in the city of Merida, Yucatan in 1828, he died in the same place in 1869. He liberated the city of Merida from the French imperialist troops on June 15, 1867 and for this reason was declared "The Most Worthy of the State of Yucatan."
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
General Manuel Cepeda Peraza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 18, 2019
3. General Manuel Cepeda Peraza Marker
The marker can be seen in the background on the facade of the building, with the monument to Mexican anthropologist, linguist, academic and Mayanist scholar Alfredo Barrera Vásquez toward the center of the small park.
An additional marker to Alfredo Barrera Vásquez image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 18, 2019
4. An additional marker to Alfredo Barrera Vásquez
This additional monument reads:

Parque de la Historia
Alfredo Barrera Vasquez
Ayuntamiento de Merida
1982-1984

English translation:
History Park
Alfredo Barrera Vásquez
City Council of Mérida 1982-1984
The bust of Alfredo Barrera Vásquez near the featured marker, seen in the background image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 18, 2019
5. The bust of Alfredo Barrera Vásquez near the featured marker, seen in the background
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 20, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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