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Bacalar in Municipality of Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

Bacalar

 
 
Bacalar Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 31, 2019
1. Bacalar Marker
Inscription.  

El territorio donde hoy se encuentra Bacalar fue también el sitio comercial en donde se hacían las transferencias de los productos traídos de Centroamérica y otras áreas del Caribe y durante la Colonia fue el único establecimiento español en territorio quintanarroense.

English:
The area where Bacalar is now located used to be the commercial hub from where the products brought from Central America and other areas of the Caribbean were transferred. During the Spanish Colony, this was the only settlement in Quintana Roo.
 
Location. 18° 40.165′ N, 88° 23.802′ W. Marker is in Bacalar, Quintana Roo, in Municipality of Bacalar. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida Adolfo López Mateos and Calle 2, on the left when traveling north on Avenida Adolfo López Mateos. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bacalar, Quintana Roo 77930, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. K'atunes or Periods of History (within shouting distance of this marker); Cenotes, Fresh Water Supply (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Bacalar - 1729
Bacalar Marker in English image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 31, 2019
2. Bacalar Marker in English
(about 210 meters away); Pre-Columbian Bacalar, Foundation (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Pre-Columbian Time, End of Period (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Bacalar (approx. half a kilometer away); Bel Itzá, or Path of the Itzaes (approx. half a kilometer away); a different marker also named Bacalar (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bacalar.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNative Americans
 
Bacalar Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 31, 2019
3. Bacalar Marker
Note the artwork behind the marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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