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Corpus Christi in Nueces County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Selena Memorial

Mirador de la Flor (Overlook of the Flower)

 
 
Selena Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 11, 2010
1. Selena Memorial Marker
Inscription.

City of Corpus Christi
Selena Memorial
Dedicated May 25, 1997
Selena Quintanilla-Perez
1972-1996

Selena was referred to as La Flor (The Flower)
and identified with La Rosa Blanca (The White Rose)
When you view La Rosa Blanca, you feel her presence
nearby.

Selena’s stage is now silent.
yet her persona enriched the lives of those she
touched and her music lives on.

Mirador de la Flor
(Overlook of the Flower)


 
Erected 1997 by the City of Corpus Christi - the Devary Durrill Foundation, benefactor.
 
Location. 27° 47.798′ N, 97° 23.458′ W. Marker is in Corpus Christi, Texas, in Nueces County. Marker is at the intersection of North Shoreline Boulevard/Ocean Drive and Peoples Street, T-Head, on the right when traveling north on North Shoreline Boulevard/Ocean Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corpus Christi TX 78401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1941 Corpus Christi Seawall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Niña (about 300 feet away); Gutzon Borglum and the Corpus Christi Bayfront
Selena Statue image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 11, 2010
2. Selena Statue
H. W. "Buddy" Tatum, sculptor.
(about 400 feet away); Site of Nueces Hotel (about 600 feet away); Capitán Blas María de la Garza Falcón (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lone Star Fair (approx. 0.3 miles away); Broadway Bluff Improvement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gold Star Court of Honor (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corpus Christi.
 
Also see . . .
1. Selena. (Submitted on November 8, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Tejano Music. (Submitted on November 8, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Tejano; H.W."Buddy" Tatum, sculptor.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicHispanic AmericansNotable Persons
 
Selena Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 11, 2010
3. Selena Memorial
Selena Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 11, 2010
4. Selena Memorial
- the Corpus Christi Marina is visible in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,856 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 8, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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