Statue of George Washington, Mexico City (1916)

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A statue of George Washington stands in Mexico City. It was presented as a gift to the city by the United States government in 1916.[1][2][3]

Since 1970, it has been located in the Parque Rosario Castellanos.[2]

An earlier sculpture of Washington by Pompeo Coppini in the same city was destroyed in 1914.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Washington Statue · Attractions". cdmxtravel.com. Secretaría de Turismo de CDMX. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  2. ^ a b "George Washington Statue". Mexico City Travel. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  3. ^ Gamboa Sánchez, Bernardo (2019-08-20). "Ruta por la Segunda Sección del Bosque de Chapultepec (para leer y caminar y ya)". local.mx (in Mexican Spanish). Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  4. ^ "Texas' Unlucky Sculptor". Texas Co-op Power Magazine. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  5. ^ Villasana, Carlos; Gómez, Ruth (2019-07-26). "Washington en la capital, símbolo de amistad". El Universal (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-06-19.

Coordinates: 19°25′11″N 99°12′05″W / 19.4198°N 99.2014°W / 19.4198; -99.2014