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Chetumal in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

 
 
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
1. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker
Inscription.  

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
1753-1811
Padre de la Patria
Sacerdote y Revolucionario Novohispano
Inició la Guerra de Independencia de México en 1810
Dirigió militar y políticamente la primera parte de este movimiento
Fue juzgado y fusilado el 30 de julio de 1811 en la ciudad de Chihuahua.

English translation:
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
1753-1811
Father of the Nation
Priest and Revolutionary of New Spain
He initiated the War of Independence of Mexico in 1810
He led militarily and politically the first part of this movement
He was tried and shot on July 30, 1811 in the city of Chihuahua.
 
Location. 18° 29.743′ N, 88° 17.806′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco. Marker is at the intersection of Othón P. Blanco and Avenida de los Héroes, in the median on Othón P. Blanco. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chetumal, Quintana Roo 77000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Remnants of Chetumal's Sidewalks (a few steps from this marker); José María Morelos y Pavón
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
2. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker
This view of the statue of Hidalgo is towards the north.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Hurricane Janet (within shouting distance of this marker); Businesses of Yesteryear (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Businesses of Yesteryear (within shouting distance of this marker); Chetumaleñas (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrés Quintana Roo (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Clock Tower (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
 
Regarding Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. This marker is interesting in that Miguel Hidalgo probably never came closer than 1330 km (830 miles) to Chetumal, Quintana Roo, but as his image is a way to create a feeling of shared national history, it is common throughout the country.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
3. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla statue
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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