Pedro Domingo Murillo Memorial Plaque, La Paz

Pedro Domingo Murillo Memorial Plaque, La Paz

The present memorial plaque commemorates the revolt which was on July 16, 1809 against the Governor General of the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata and it proclaims independence. In the autumn of the same year, troops loyal to the Spanish Crown concentrated near La Paz, and this is when many differences arose amongst the revolutionaries. As a result, some of them retired to the Yungas Valley, where shortly after, they were destroyed in a fierce battle. In December, Murillo was captured in the Zongo Valley - some miles away from La Paz.

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Pedro Domingo Murillo Memorial Plaque on Map

Sight Name: Pedro Domingo Murillo Memorial Plaque
Sight Location: La Paz, Bolivia (See walking tours in La Paz)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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