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San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

First Independent Municipality of Mexico

 
 
First Independent Municipality of Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
1. First Independent Municipality of Mexico Marker
Inscription.
El 17 de Sept. de 1810
Hidalgo y Allende nombran
e instalan el Primer
Ayuntamiento del Mexico
Independiente en este lugar.
Presidido por el
Lic Ignacio Aldama G
En el 175 aniversario de la Independencia
y 75 aniversario de la Revolucion Mexicana
Ayuntamiento 83-85 17 de Sept. de 1985

English translation:
On September 17, 1810
Hidalgo and Allende named and installed the
First Municipality of Independent Mexico
in this location.
It was presided over by Ignacio Aldama G.
On the 175th anniversary of Independence
and the 75th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution
Municipal Council of 1983-1985, September 17, 1985

 
Erected 1985 by Ayuntamiento de San Miguel de Allende.
 
Location. 20° 54.874′ N, 100° 44.628′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is on Calle Principal, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle Principal 12, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 37700, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Here Independence was Planned (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Ignacio Aldama (about 90
Additional marker on the burning of the Municipality in 1911. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
2. Additional marker on the burning of the Municipality in 1911.
This additional marker to the left of the featured marker notes that the Municipality was burned on May 18, 1911. It was rebuilt at a cost of 3,327.87 pesos, from different sources, under the direction of José de Jesús García. It was finished and inaugurated by C. Antonio M. Abarca on August 3, 1913.

The marker doesn't specifically mention it, but it was burned by an enraged crowd during the Mexican Revolution.
meters away, measured in a direct line); Friar Juan de San Miguel (about 90 meters away); House of Francisco Lanzagorta (about 90 meters away); Birthplace of Ignacio Allende (about 90 meters away); Monument to José Diez de Sollano y Dávalos (about 90 meters away); Master Builder Ceferino Gutiérrez Muñóz (about 90 meters away); Fathers Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWars, Non-US
 
First Independent Municipality of Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
3. First Independent Municipality of Mexico Marker
The Municipality is still decorated from the annual Independence Day celebrations on September 16.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on October 13, 2016.
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