Santiago de Querétaro in Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana
y fortaleza del Señor
Marques de la Villa del
Villar del Aguila
y a su nobilísima esposa la Señora
en la maravillosa obra de la
introducción del agua potable
a esta ciudad de Queretaro.
La actual generación dedica
Año de 1938 Octubre 12
and strength of the
Marquis de la Villa del Villar del Aguila
and his noble wife the Lady Marquise,
for the wonderful work of the introduction of drinking water
to this city of Querétaro.
The present generation dedicates this tribute.
October 12, 1938
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features. A significant historical date for this entry is October 12, 1938.
Location. 20° 35.634′ N, 100° 23.666′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Miguel Hidalgo just east of Calle Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro QUE 76000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manuel de la Peña y Peña (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Alley of Matamoros (about 120 meters away); Benjamin N. Velasco Military Institute (about 120 meters away); Cantina "El Puerto de Mazatlán" (about 150 meters away); Temple and Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (about 150 meters away); Temple and former Convent of Capuchins (about 150 meters away); Last Prison of Maximilian (about 150 meters away); Teatro de la República (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Regarding Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana. Juan Antonio Urrutia y Arana was the Marquis de la Villa de Villar de Aguila. He financed a water project in the 18th century which brought clean spring water directly into the city of Querétaro.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 3. submitted on September 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.