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La Cañada in Municipality of El Marqués, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

El Marqués Cultural Center

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, November 4, 2018
1. El Marqués Cultural Center Marker
Inscription.  

Casa de Cultura
1874
Inicialmente fue una casa particular construida por Don Francisco Amaya Avendaño para su hermano Mariano. Durante una época en éste inmueble se vendían tortas y se servían bebidas refrescantes. Durante las visitas de Don Venustiano Carranza a La Cañada, fue su casa de descanso, e inclusive fue adoptado como centro militar. Igualmente quien visitó y se hospedó en la actual Casa de la Cultura de La Cañada, fue el General Álvaro Obregón, Presidente electo de México, cuatro días antes de ser asesinado. Finalmente el inmueble fue adaptado para albergar la Casa de Cultura del Municipio de El Marqués.

English translation:
House of Culture
1874
This was initially a private house built by Francisco Amaya Avendaño for his brother Mariano. For a time, cakes were sold and refreshing drinks were served here. During the visits of Venustiano Carranza to La Cañada, this was his resting place, and it was even adopted as a military center. Likewise, General Álvaro Obregón, President-elect of Mexico, visited and stayed at the Casa de la Cultura in La Cañada only four days before
El Marqués Cultural Center and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 4, 2018
2. El Marqués Cultural Center and Marker
he was assassinated in Mexico City. Finally, the property was adapted to house the House of Culture of the Municipality of El Marqués.
 
Erected by Municipalidad de El Marqués.
 
Location. 20° 36.438′ N, 100° 19.878′ W. Marker is in La Cañada, Querétaro, in Municipality of El Marqués. Marker is on Venustiano Carranza just north of Emiliano Zapata, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Cañada, Querétaro 76240, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Small Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bicentennial of Mexican Independence (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); La Cañada (about 120 meters away); The Foundation of La Cañada (about 120 meters away); The Escandón Bathing Pools (about 180 meters away); The "El Capulín" Reservoir (approx. one kilometer away); Pan Dulce Monument (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); In Honor of the Workers of Hércules (approx. 2.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Cañada.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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