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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

End of the Siege of Querétaro

Fin del Sitio de Querétaro

 
 
End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
1. End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker
Construction prevented a clearer photograph.
Inscription.
En este lugar entraron las
tropas republicanas en la
madrugada del 15 de mayo de
1867 terminando asi el sitio
de esta ciudad.

English translation:
At this location the
Republican troops broke through
during the early morning hours of
May 15, 1867, ending
the siege of this city.

 
Location. 20° 35.589′ N, 100° 22.894′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Josefa Vergara y Hernández (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ignacio Mariano de las Casas (about 120 meters away); Félix Osores y Sotomayor (about 120 meters away); General José María Arteaga Magallanes (about 120 meters away); El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (about 120 meters away); German Patiño (about 120 meters away); Valentin F. Frías (about 150 meters away); Ignacio Pérez (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding End of the Siege of Querétaro. The end of the Siege of Querétaro on May 15, 1867 effectively put an end to the Second Mexican Empire under
End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
2. End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker
Construction is being done to repair and conserve the original wall of the siege and subsequent battles. To the right of the marker can be seen an area of the wall, protected by a wrought iron fence, that is believed to be the area where Republican forces actually breached the wall and ended the siege.
the French and restored the Mexican Republic.
 
Categories. Wars, Non-US
 
End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 26, 2017
3. End of the Siege of Querétaro Marker
The restored area believed to be where Republican forces came through the wall and ended the siege. The marker is to the left of the opening. The flat, square stone to the right of the opening is blank.
An earlier marker on the End of the Siege of Querétaro image. Click for full size.
1900/1910
4. An earlier marker on the End of the Siege of Querétaro
This photo shows an earlier marker on the end of the siege of Querétaro, taken some time between 1900-1910. Interestingly, the text of the current marker is very similar to this earlier marker's text. This photo was part of an exhibition of the history of Querétaro at its Regional Museum on July 22, 2017.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on May 26, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on July 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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