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The First Printing Press in the Americas

La Primera Imprenta en América

 
 
The First Printing Press in the Americas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. The First Printing Press in the Americas Marker
Inscription.
El Virrey
Don Antonio de Mendoza
establecio aqui
en el año 1536
La Primera Imprenta
de America
los tipógrafos fueron
Esteban Martin
y
Juan Paoli.
Siendo Presidente
de la
Republica
El C. Venustiano Carranza.
El Ayuntamiento Provisional
de la Ciudad de Mexico
coloco esta lapida en 31 de diciembre
de 1917.

English translation:
The Viceroy Don Antonio de Mendoza
established here in 1536
The First Printing Press
in the Americas.
The printers were Esteban Martin and Juan Paoli.
President of the Republic
Venustiano Carranza
The Provisional City Government of the Ciudad de Mexico
placed this marker on December 31, 1917.

 
Erected 1917 by Ayuntamiento Provisional de la Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Location. 19° 26.014′ N, 99° 7.849′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Marker is on Calle Moneda, on the left when traveling east. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manuel Nicolás Carpancho (a few steps from this marker); Death of Benito Juárez (within shouting distance of this marker); The Royal and Pontifical University of Mexico (about
The First Printing Press in the Americas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
2. The First Printing Press in the Americas Marker
90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Antonio Marquez G. (about 120 meters away); Ignacio Luis Vallarta (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); House of Juan Engel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Monument to Enrico Martínez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Palace of Axayacatl (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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