Obelisk of the Children Heroes

Obelisk of the Children Heroes (HM1PUW)

Location: Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal 11100
Country: Mexico

N 19° 25.225', W 99° 10.822'

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Obelisco a los Niños Héroes

Es el primer monumento erigido en honor a los Niños Héroes en 1884, creado a instancias de Don Porfirio Díaz siendo presidente Manuel González. Fue diseñado por el Arq. Ramón Rodríguez Arangoity. El obelisco está ornamentado en la parte superior con una paloma y una estrella dorada y protegido por una cerca de hierro adornada con las haces de lanzas envueltos en crespones. Ahí figuran los nombres de los alumnos de Colegio Militar que fueron muertos o heridos el 13 de septiembre de 1847.English translation:In 1884 this was the first monument erected in honor of the Children Heroes, created under the direction of Porfirio Díaz under Presidente Manuel González. It was designed by the architect Ramón Rodríguez Arangoity. The obelisk is adorned on its top by a dove and a golden star and protected by an iron fence made of poleaxes wrapped in ribbons. Engraved on the monument are the names of the students of the Military College that died or were injured in the Battle for Chapultepec on September 13, 1847.
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Date Added Monday, December 7th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 481064 N 2147356
Decimal Degrees19.42041667, -99.18036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 25.225', W 99° 10.822'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 25' 13.5" N, 99° 10' 49.32" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near del Rey, Ciudad de México Distrito Federal 11100, MX
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