Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Banner of Atotonilco and the Parish of the Natives
La Guadalupana de Atotonilco y la Parroquia de los Indios
El Ayuntamiento Constitucional de Guadalupe Hidalgo coloca esta lapida conmemorativa, hoy CXI aniversario de la proclamación de la Independencia Nacional
16 de septiembre de 1921.
On the altar of this church, the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe taken as the makeshift flag of the insurgent army by the eminent leader Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, initiator of the political emancipation of Mexico, from Atotonilco, Guanajuato on September 16, 1810 was kept from December 12, 1853 to February 17, 1896. Today it is kept at the National Museum of Archaeology
The Constitutional Municipality of Guadalupe Hidalgo places this memorial stone on the 111th anniversary of the proclamation of National Independence
September 16, 1921.
Erected 1921 by El Ayuntamiento Constitucional de Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Location. Click for map. The marker is to the left of the entrance to the Parroquia de los Indios at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Parish of the Natives (here, next to this marker); José María Morelos y Pavón Stopped to Pray Here (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Chapel of the Well (about 90 meters away); The Virgin of Guadalupe and Juan Diego (about 90 meters away); Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos (about 90 meters away); Tepeyac Chapel (about 120 meters away); The Reign of Cuauhtemoctzin (approx. 4.3 kilometers away); Momoztli: a neighborhood altar (approx. 4.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
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