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

General José María Arteaga Magallanes

 
 
General José María Arteaga Magallanes Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 29, 2015
1. General José María Arteaga Magallanes Marker
Inscription.
Gral. D. Jose Maria Arteaga Magallanes
1828-1865
Nacio en la Cd. de Mexico. Eminente militar y político que destaco por su integridad moral, como un alto exponente del liberalismo mexicano en el siglo XIX, como defensor de la soberanía nacional en la intervención francesa.
Goberno nuestra entidad en periodos azarosos para la nación, el Gral. Imperialista D. Ramon Mendez lo tomo prisionero y ordeno su fusilamiento en Uruapan, Mich.
Como homenaje a su memoria, nuestro estado de denomina Querétaro de Arteaga.
Ayuntamiento de Querétaro
1988-1991

English translation:
General José María Arteaga Magallanes
1828-1865
Born in Mexico City. An eminent military man and politician noted for his moral integrity, as a perfect example of Mexican liberalism in the nineteenth century, and as a defender of national sovereignty during the French intervention.
He governed our state during difficult times for the nation. The imperialist General Ramón Méndez took him prisoner and ordered his execution in Uruapan, Michoacán.
As a tribute to his memory, our state is called Querétaro de Arteaga.
City of Querétaro
1988-1991

 
Erected 1988 by Ayuntamiento de Querétaro.
 
Location. 20° 35.304′ 
General José María Arteaga Magallanes Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 29, 2015
2. General José María Arteaga Magallanes Marker
N, 100° 23.783′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from José María Arteaga. Touch for map. The marker and statue are in the Plaza Mariano de las Casas. 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. Plaza Mariano de las Casas (a few steps from this marker); Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo (a few steps from this marker); Ezequiel Montes Ledesma (within shouting distance of this marker); Fountain of Santa Rosa (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fountain of Santo Domingo (about 180 meters away); Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman (about 240 meters away); Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Benito Juárez in Querétato (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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