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Veracruz in Municipality of Veracruz, Mexico — The Gulf Coast
 

Mail and Telegraph Building

 
 
Mail and Telegraph Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 22, 2019
1. Mail and Telegraph Building Marker
Inscription.  

Correos y Telegrafos
El edificio de Correos y Telégrafos forma parte del conjunto arquitectónico de inmuebles proyectados a fines del siglo XIX sobre los terrenos ganados al mar, estas obras fueron inauguradas el 6 de marzo de 1902 por el Presidente de la República General Porfirio Díaz.

El Edificio fue concebido en el estilo neoclásico y en la actualidad continua funcionando como oficinas públicas.

English translation:
Mail and Telegraph Building
The Mail and Telegraph Building is part of the architectural complex of buildings designed at the end of the 19th century on land reclaimed from the sea. These works were inaugurated on March 6, 1902 by the President of the Republic General Porfirio Díaz.

The building was conceived in the Neoclassical style and currently continues to function as public offices.
 
Location. 19° 12.182′ N, 96° 8.315′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Marker is on Marina Mercante just north of Calle Benito Juárez, on the right
Mail and Telegraph Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 22, 2019
2. Mail and Telegraph Building and Marker
The marker can be seen on the building, roughly right of center in this view.
when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Veracruz 91700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument to Spanish Exiles in Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plaza of the Republic (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Founding of Villa Rica de la Veracruz (about 90 meters away); The Hemicycle to Juárez (about 120 meters away); The Convent of San Francisco (about 150 meters away); Death of Aurelio Monfort (about 240 meters away); Birthplace of Manuel Gutiérrez Zamora (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Luz Nava (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
 
Categories. ArchitectureCommunicationsMan-Made Features
 
<i>Correos y Telegrafos</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Latapi & Bert, circa 1910
3. Correos y Telegrafos
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on July 11, 2019.
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