Allande Footbridge

Allande Footbridge (HMHJK)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85701 Pima County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 13.344', W 110° 58.433'

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Memorial to Pedro Allande, first resident commander of the Royal Presidio of Tucson and energetic captain of the Mexican Dragoons, regular Spanish army. Near this site he was wounded severely in his right leg during the attack of May 1, 1782, by 600 warrior Apaches. He dragged himself around the circuit of sentry posts and continued to direct the defense of Tucson with only 20 presidial soldiers, saving the infant settlement from total destruction.

Spanish Translation:
Puente de Allande
Memorial a Pedro Allande, primer residente comandante del Real Presidio de Tucson y capit?n energico de los Dragones de M?xico. Ca?do cerca de este sitio con graves heridas en la pierna derecha en el ataque inmortal de Mayo 1, 1782, por 600 guerreros Apaches, arrastr?ndose por el circuitode centinelas sigui? dirigiendo la defense de Tucson con solo 20 solados presidiales, salvando as? el nuevo pueblo del exterminio total.
Series This marker is part of the Arizona: The Presidio Trail series
Placed ByTucson-Pima County Historical Commission and Arizona Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 1:34am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 502460 N 3565087
Decimal Degrees32.22240000, -110.97388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.344', W 110° 58.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 20.64" N, 110° 58' 25.98" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 190 W Pennington St, Tucson AZ 85701, US
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