Palo Alto Battlefield Historical

Palo Alto Battlefield Historical (HM1UZH)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78526 Cameron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 26° 0.877', W 97° 28.861'

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- 1846 -

English:On May 8, 1846 United States and Mexican troops clashed on the Palo Alto prairie. This was the first major battle in a two-year long conflict (U.S.-Mexican War) that ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, under which Meixoc ceded a large territory to the U.S. that included parts of California, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas.Español:
El 8 de mayo de 1846 las tropas de los Estados Unidos y México se enfrentaron en la pradera de Palo Alto. Esta fue la primera batalla importante del conflicto (Guerra México - Estados Unidos) que terminaria con el Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo en 1848 donde México llegaria a ceder una gran region a los Estados Unidos que incluia partes de California, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Nuevo México y Tejas.
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Date Added Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 652008 N 2878186
Decimal Degrees26.01461667, -97.48101667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 26° 0.877', W 97° 28.861'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds26° 0' 52.62" N, 97° 28' 51.66" W
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Area Code(s)956
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brownsville Historic Battlefield Hike and Bike Trail, Brownsville TX 78526, US
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