Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz, a War Memorial

Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz, a War Memorial (HM22CO)

Location: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76090 Santiago de Querétaro
Country: Mexico
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N 20° 34.442', W 100° 21.64'

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21 de abril 1914H. Veracruz, Ver.Heroes Navales "Virgilio Uribe" "Jose Azueta"
Decreto:Numero 73 - La H. Legislatura del estado libre y soberano de Veracruz-Llave, en nombre del pueblo. Decreta:
Articulo único. - Se declara "Cuatro veces heroica a la ciudad de Veracruz por haber sumado sus hijos un acto mas de heroicidad a los tres anteriores que le dieron el titulo de "Tres veces heroica," por decreto Num. 41 expedido por el H. Congreso local con fecha 27 de diciembre de 1900, al defender con denuedo la integridad de la patria contra la invasion Norteamericana, durante los dias 21 y 22 de abril de 1914.
Centenario de la Gesta Heroica de VeracruzJose Azueta 2014 Virgilio UribeEscuela Naval21 de abril de 1914
Monumento adicional:
Plaza Hca. Escuela Naval MilitarQueretaro, Qro. 1998
Este obelisco, es una replica del que se encuentra frente a la fachada del edificio de la Antigua Escuel Naval Militar en el Puerto de Veracruz Ver., que fue donado por "La Artilleria Divisionaria del Cuerpo de Ejercito del Nor-Oeste", como testimonio a la resistencia de los cadetes navales el 21 de abril de 1914, durante la invasión norteamericana.

English translation:

April 21, 1914 - Honorable Veracruz, VeracruzNaval HeroesVirgilio UribeJosé Azueta

Decree Number 73 - The Honorable Legislature of the free and sovereign state of Veracruz-Llave, on behalf of its people decrees the following:
The City of Veracruz is declared "Four Times Heroic" as its native sons have added one more heroic act to the three previous ones that gave her the title of "Three Times Heroic." By Decree No. 41, issued by the Honorable Local Congress and dated December 27, 1900, where the homeland and its integrity was boldly defended against the American invasion, on April 21 and 22, 1914.
100th Anniversary of the Heroic Act at VeracruzJosé Azueta - 2014 - Virgilio UribeNaval Academy April 21, 1914
Additional monument:
Plaza of the Heroic Naval Military Academy Querétaro, Querétaro, 1998
This obelisk is a replica of the one that is located in front of the Old Naval Military Academy in the Port of Veracruz, Veracruz. It was donated by "Artillery Division of the Northwest Army Corps", as testimony to the resistance of the naval cadets on April 21, 1914 during the American invasion.
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HM NumberHM22CO
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Year Placed1998
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Date Added Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees20.57403333, -100.36066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 20° 34.442', W 100° 21.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds20° 34' 26.52" N, 100° 21' 38.4" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Av. Armando Birlain Shaffler, Santiago de Querétaro Querétaro 76090, MX
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