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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Francisco González Bocanegra

 
 
Francisco González Bocanegra Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. Francisco González Bocanegra Marker
Inscription.
En esta casa vivió y
murió el Poeta Francisco
González Bocanegra, y
donde escribió las estrofas
del Himno Nacinoal.
Año 1853.
Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.

English translation:
In this house lived and died the Poet Francisco González Bocanegra, and where he wrote the words of the Mexican National Anthem in 1853.

 
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.
 
Location. 19° 26.137′ N, 99° 8.213′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 Calle Tacuba, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hernán Cortés´ Residences (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Calle de las Carreras (about 150 meters away); Alfredo Robles Domínguez (about 180 meters away); Juan Ignacio María de Castorena y Ursua (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); José Mariano Beristain y Souza (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Palace of Axayacatl (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Last Residence of Moctezuma (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); La Casa de los Azulejos (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Also see . . .
Francisco González Bocanegra Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
2. Francisco González Bocanegra Marker
The marker is between the two green awnings. The secondary marker can be seen on the right side of the building above the awning.
 The Mexican National Anthem. (Submitted on November 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicPatriots & Patriotism
 
Francisco González Bocanegra Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
3. Francisco González Bocanegra Marker
This additional marker located higher up and to the right on the building includes some of the same information as the main marker, as well as including some musical notation of the first notes of the Mexican National Anthem.
Francisco González Bocanegra Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
4. Francisco González Bocanegra Marker
The portrait on the right is of Francisco González Bocanegra. On the left is Jaime Nunó, who composed the music for the Mexican National Anthem. The anthem was first played publicly in September 1854. Both portraits are by José Inés Tovilla from 1918. (National History Museum at Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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