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Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro

 
 
The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
1. The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker
The lower marker includes the seal of the city of Santiago de Querétaro and mention of the Mayor's Office (Presidencia Municipal).
Inscription.
Apostol Santiago el Mayor
Inaugurado el dia 16 del julio de 1996
con motivo del 456 aniversario de la
fundación de esta nobilísima y procer ciudad
Santiago de Querétaro

English translation:
Saint James the Great
Inaugurated on July 16, 1996
as a celebration of the 456th anniversary of the founding of this noble and important city
Santiago (Saint James) de Querétaro

 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 20° 35.584′ N, 100° 23.137′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Venustiano Carranza, on the right when traveling west. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Founders of Santiago de Querétaro (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Friar Junipero Serra (about 120 meters away); Friar Antonio Margil de Jésus (about 120 meters away); Water Box Fountain of the Virgin of the Pillar (about 150 meters away); Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross (about 180 meters away); Founding and History of the Temple of the Holy Cross (about 210 meters away); Temple of La Merced (about 210 meters away); The Waterway of the Sad Indian (about 240 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWars, Non-US
 
The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
2. The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker
This marker mentions the benefactors that contributed to this monument dedicated to Santiago.
The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
3. The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker
This bronze relief depicts a mural found in the Temple of the Santa Cruz where Santiago supposedly appeared to the Spanish forces at the Sangremal Hill fighting the indigenous forces for control of what would become Querétaro.
The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
4. The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker
The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 3, 2016
5. The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker
The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
6. The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro Marker
This additional bronze relief is a city scene of colonial Querétaro.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   6. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on December 2, 2016.
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