The Purísima Bridge

The Purísima Bridge (HM2MK6)

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N 25° 40.259', W 100° 18.367'

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Batalla de Monterrey - 21 de septiembre de 1846

— Recorriendo tu Historia —

 Puente de la PurísimaPor ser un punto estratégico por su paso sobre el arroyo Santa Lucía, el entonces puente de la Purisíma ubicado en este sitio, fue fortificado con un cañón y custodiado por tropas de los Batallones Actívos de Querétaro y Aguascalientes, quienes el 21 de septiembre rechazaron valerosamente en reñido combate el último intento de los norteamericanos por penetrar a la plaza principal. Inicio del recorrido: Calles Washington y Héroes del 47
English translation:The Purísima Bridge As a strategic point due to its location over the Santa Lucia creek, the Purisíma Bridge located at this site was fortified with a cannon and guarded by troops of the Active Battalions of Querétaro and Aguascalientes. On September 21 they courageously rejected the last attempt of the Americans to penetrate to the main square. Start of the tour: Washington and Héroes de 47 Streets
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HM NumberHM2MK6
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Placed ByCONARTE, Congreso del Estado de Nuevo León LXXII Legislatura, Nuevo León Unido – Gobierno para Todos
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Date Added Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 368917 N 2839895
Decimal Degrees25.67098333, -100.30611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 40.259', W 100° 18.367'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 40' 15.54" N, 100° 18' 22.02" W
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