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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross

Eventos Históricos en el Templo de la Santa Cruz

 
 
Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
1. Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross Marker
Inscription.
El 14 de septiembre de 1810, una celda de este edificio sirvió de prisión al Sr. Lic. D. Miguel Domínguez, Corregidor de Querétaro.
En este convento, el 28 de junio de 1821 D. Agustín de Iturbide y Arámburu al frente del ejército trigarante hizo capitular al Brigadier Domingo Luaces: terminando en esta fecha al Gobierno Virreinal en Querétaro.
Del 13 de marzo al 15 de mayo de 1867 estuvo aquí el Cuartel General de Fernando Maximiliano de Habsburgo, y del 15 al 17 del mismo mes y año fue aquí su prisión.

English translation:
On September 14, 1810, Miguel Dominguez, Corregidor of Querétaro, was imprisoned in a cell in this building.
In this convent, on June 28, 1821, Agustín de Iturbide y Arámburu, in front of the Army of the Three Guarantees, capitulated to Brigadier Luaces Domingo: ending on this date the Spanish colonial government in Querétaro.
From March 13 to May 15, 1867 here was the headquarters of Ferdinand Maximiliano of Hapsburg, and from May 15-17 of the same year he was imprisoned here by Mexican Republican forces.
 
Location. 20° 35.58′ N, 100° 23.023′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Click for map. The marker is on the front of the Temple of the Holy
Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
2. Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross Marker
The marker is to the right of the main entrance, above a secondary entrance where a man appears to be reading the marker.
Cross at the intersection of Calle de Independencia and Calle Manuel Acuña. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding and History of the Temple of the Holy Cross (here, next to this marker); Friar Antonio Margil de Jésus (within shouting distance of this marker); Friar Junipero Serra (within shouting distance of this marker); Water Box Fountain of the Virgin of the Pillar (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founders of Santiago de Querétaro (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro (about 180 meters away); End of the Siege of Querétaro (about 210 meters away); Fountain of the Marquis II (about 240 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017.
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