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Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Yo Soy Joaquin

Wall Street of the Rockies

 

Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado

 
Yo Soy Joaquin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
1. Yo Soy Joaquin Marker
Inscription.  Rodolfo Corky Gonzales born in Denver June 18, 1928, son of a migrant worker, helped organize and lead the Chicano civil and human rights movement of the 1960s and '70s. He advocated equality, justice and self-determination for the Chicano/Mexicano people of the Southwest.

Poet -- Playwright -- Lecturer
Political Activist -- Community Organizer

"I am Aztec Prince
And Christian Christ
I shall endure,
I will endure..."

 
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 2e.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wall Street of the Rockies marker series.
 
Location. 39° 45.01′ N, 104° 59.763′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street and Larimer Street, on the left when traveling south on 17th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17th Street, Denver CO 80202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rocky Mountain Fashion (a few steps from this marker); Mint Robbery February 1864
Yo Soy Joaquin Marker on sidewalk looking North. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
2. Yo Soy Joaquin Marker on sidewalk looking North.
(a few steps from this marker); The City Beautiful (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherry Creek Emigrant's Song (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Private Profits and the Public Good (about 400 feet away); Coal Miner's Daughter (about 500 feet away); All Washed Up (about 600 feet away); St. Elmo Hotel (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .  Wall Street of the Rockies website on marker. (Submitted on June 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCivil RightsHispanic Americans
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 95 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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