San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Fathers Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo
oficiaron los curas
Miguel y Jose Joaquin
Hidalgo - 1784
In this temple
officiated the priests
Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel.
Location. 20° 54.812′ N, 100° 44.622′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker can be reached from Calle Correo just east of Calle Cuna de Allende. Click for map. The marker is mounted to the left of the main entrance of Parroquia San Miguel Arcángel. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 37700, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument to José Diez de Sollano y Dávalos (a few steps from this marker); Master Builder Ceferino Gutiérrez Muñóz (within shouting distance of this marker); Friar Juan de San Miguel (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Ignacio Allende (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Francisco Lanzagorta (within shouting distance of this marker); First Independent Municipality of Mexico Here Independence was Planned (about 120 meters away); House of Ignacio Aldama (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
Regarding Fathers Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo. Miguel Hidalgo, one of the first leaders of Mexican independence, was a priest. He and his older brother, José Joaquín, also a priest, both officiated at the Parroquia de San Miguel in 1784. José Joaquín Hidalgo would die in 1802, some eight years before his brother's initial attempts to gain independence from Spain.
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