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Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza

Plaza Batallón San Patricio

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza Marker
Inscription.
Plaza Batallon de San Patricio,
En memoria de los mártires irlandeses
de la Guerra de Intervencion de 1847
Inaugurada por el C. Lic. Jose Lopez Portillo
Presidente Constitucional de los
Estados Unidos Mexicanos.
Coyoacan, D.F. 13 de septiembre de 1981.

English translation:
Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza
In memory of the Irish martyrs
of the War of Intervention of 1847.
Inaugurated by José López Portillo
Constitutional President of the United States of Mexico.
Coyoacán, D.F., September 13, 1981.

 
Erected 1981.
 
Location. 19° 21.278′ N, 99° 8.923′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Marker can be reached from 20 de Agosto. Touch for map. This marker and associated markers are on the wall outside of the National Museum of Foreign Interventions (Museo Nacional de las Intervenciones).
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco (here, next to this marker); The Defense at the Battle of Churubusco (a few steps from this marker); Monument to the Mexican Fallen of 1847 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dolphin House/House of the Marquess of Sierra Nevada
Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
2. Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza Marker
The markers are to the right of the main entrance to the museum.
(approx. 4.5 kilometers away); The Del Carmen Convent (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); General José Frontera (approx. 4.6 kilometers away); Parish of San Jacinto (approx. 4.7 kilometers away); Tribute to John Riley (approx. 4.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Categories. War, Mexican-American
 
Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
3. Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza Marker
The markers can be seen near the cannon to the right of the museum entrance.
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By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
4. Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza additional marker
This marker reads: Del pueblo y gobierno de la Republica. A los defensores de la nacion. "CL Aniversario de la defensa de la Patria" 1847-1997 Churubusco 20 Ago. 97. (From the people and government of the Republic, to the defenders of the nation. "150th Anniversary of the country's defense" 1847-1997, Churubusco, August 20, 1997.)
Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza additional marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
5. Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza additional marker
This additional marker reads: El Museo Nacional de las Intervenciones lo entrego al pueblo mexicano el Presidente Constitucional de la Republica. Don Jose Lopez Portillo y Pacheco. El 13 de septiembre de 1981. Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, Secretaria de Educacion Publica (The National Museum of Foreign Interventions was opened to the Mexican people by the Constitutional President José López Portillo y Pacheco on September 13, 1981. National Institute of Anthropology and History and the Secretary of Public Education.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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