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High Water Mark of 1629

 
 
High Water Mark of 1629 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
1. High Water Mark of 1629 Marker
Inscription.  

Este viejo mascarón indica el nivel alcanzado por las aguas durante la peor inundación que ha sufrido la ciudad, la de 1629.
Ciudad de México

English translation:
This old stone figure of a face indicates the high water mark of the worst flooding that the city has had, that of 1629.
Mexico City
 
Erected by Ciudad de México.
 
Location. 19° 26.011′ N, 99° 8.241′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Calle de Motolinia and Avenida Francisco I. Madero, on the right when traveling south on Calle de Motolinia. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of the Marquis de Prado Alegre (a few steps from this marker); House of José de Borda (within shouting distance of this marker); Mariano Galván (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported
High Water Mark of 1629 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
2. High Water Mark of 1629 Marker
The marker is on the left side of this building, below and between the words "Centro Optico". The 'old stone figure' mentioned in the marker text can be seen on the building's corner. Another person is taking a photo of it from a closer position.
missing. ); Temple of the Professed or San José del Real (within shouting distance of this marker); José de la Borda (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dulcería de Celaya (about 90 meters away); House of José de la Borda (about 90 meters away); Calle de Motolinia (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Categories. Colonial EraDisasters
 
High Water Mark of 1629 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
3. High Water Mark of 1629 Marker
This additional view of the marker on the left is looking towards the north along Motolinia at the intersection with Avenida Francisco I. Madero.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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