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

General Mariano Escobedo

 
 
General Mariano Escobedo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 27, 2016
1. General Mariano Escobedo Marker
Inscription.
A 116 años del triunfo de la Republica, pueblo y gobierno
de Queretaro rinden tributo de gratitud al patriota
General Mariano Escobedo
y junto con el a los hombres y mujeres que ofrendaron su vida en aras del ideal republicano que hoy,
como durante aquella gesta heroica, es una luminaria
permanente en el devenir de la nación.
Queretaro, Qro. Septiembre de 1983

English translation:
One hundred and sixteen years after the triumph of the Republic, the people and government of Querétaro pay a tribute of gratitude to the patriot
General Mariano Escobedo
and along with him the men and women who gave their lives to the republican ideal that today, as during that heroic movement, is a permanent light for the future of the nation.
Querétaro, Qro., September 1983

 
Erected 1983.
 
Location. 20° 35.604′ N, 100° 24.502′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Universidad just from Calle Cerro de las Campanas, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker and monument are directly in front of the entrance to the Cerro de las Campanas (Hill of the Bells) park. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76010, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers.
An additional General Mariano Escobedo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 27, 2016
2. An additional General Mariano Escobedo Marker
El 15 de mayo de 1867 la nación mexicana
dio la mas energica respuesta a las ambiciones
intervencionistas y a los sueños monarquicos
de potencias extranjeras, y en esta tierra procer
El Señor
General Mariano Escobedo

Al frente del ejercito republicano
consuma la rendición de la espada imperial
y con ello restaura la vigencia de la republica.
Queretaro, Qro. Septiembre de 1983

English translation:
On May 15, 1867, the Mexican nation gave the most energetic answer to the interventionist ambitions and the monarchist dreams of foreign powers, and in this land of freedom,
General Mariano Escobedo
in front of the Republican army
achieved the surrender of the imperial sword
and with that restored the validity of the republic.
Queretaro, Qro., September 1983
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hill of the Bells (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. half a kilometer away); The Parish of Cristo Rey (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Félix Nabor Osores de Sotomayor García (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Francisco I. Madero (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Fountain of Capulines (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Birthplace of Manuel Montes Collantes (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding General Mariano Escobedo. Mariano Escobedo (January 16, 1826 – May 22, 1902) began his military career as a private at the Battle of Buena Vista (Angostura) in 1846 during the Mexican-American War. He later took part in the Battle of Puebla on May 5 (Cinco de Mayo), 1862, in Puebla against the French. Due to his bravery, he was promoted to colonel of cavalry. Later, he was promoted to general and organized an Army Corps which fought against the French invaders, defeating them and capturing emperor Maximilian I in Querétaro on May 15, 1867. During the presidency of Benito Juárez (1858-1872) Mariano Escobedo was named commander-in-chief of the northern part of Mexico. After the restoration of
An additional marker on the north side of the General Mariano Escobedo monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 27, 2016
3. An additional marker on the north side of the General Mariano Escobedo monument
This additional marker from authorities of the state of Coahuila in 2006 was dedicated to Benito Juárez and Mariano Escobedo on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Juárez.
the Mexican Republic, he was governor of several states and military secretary in 1875, in addition to being president of the Supreme Court of Military Justice. Adapted from Wikipedia and other sources.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
General Mariano Escobedo Marker and monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 27, 2016
4. General Mariano Escobedo Marker and monument
A nearby dedicatory marker for the Cerro de las Campanas remodeling in 1991 image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 7, 2017
5. A nearby dedicatory marker for the Cerro de las Campanas remodeling in 1991
This additional maker is some meters south of the Escobedo monument, to the right of the entrance to the Hill of Bells Park. It reads:

Con la honrosa presencia del
Presidente de la Republica se
entrega el Parque Recreativo
Cerro de las Campanas,
lugar donde triunfo el ideal
republicano y Mexico decidio su destino
Como nación libre y soberana. A mas
de un siglo de aquella epopeya, la nacion
reafirma sus principios democráticos y
su pueblo tiene fe en el derecho y la
justicia que conllevan la paz.
La obra de remodelación y construccion
de este historico escenario, fue realizado
por los gobiernos estatal y municipal.
Querétaro, Qro., 5 de febrero de 1991

English translation:
With the honorable presence of the President of the Republic, the Recreational Park of the Hill of the Bells is dedicated. It is a place of triumph for the republican ideal and where Mexico decided her destiny as a free and sovereign nation. More than a century after that moment in history, the nation reaffirms its democratic principles, that the people have faith in the law and the justice that brings peace.

The work of remodeling and construction of this historic location was carried out by the state and municipal governments.
Querétaro, Querétaro, February 5, 1991
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on July 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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