Montezuma Street

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Montezuma Street
Neighborhood Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar
Origin of name Battle of Chapultepec

Montezuma Street is named for the Battle of Chapultepec, fought in 1847 during the Mexican–American War.[1] This battle is also memorialized by the phrase "the Halls of Montezuma" in the Marines' Hymn.


  1. George T. Fleming. "Names recall Civil War heroes: Soldiers of national and local fame well commemorated in Pittsburgh: Battles also live." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, May 30, 1915, sec. 5, p. 2. 85758872. [view source]fleming-civil-war