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Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

The Cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem

 
 
The Cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 3, 2016
1. The Cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem Marker
Inscription.  
Aquí estuvo el
cementerio del convento de
Belén, donde fueron sepultados
varios españoles, entre ellos el Intendente
Don Juan Antonio de Riaño
y Bárcenas, muertos el 28-IX-1810,
en la toma por los insurgentes de
la Alhóndiga de Granaditas y
ciudad de Gto.
Ayuntamiento
1989-1991

English translation:
Here was the cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem. Many Spanish that died on September 28, 1810 during the siege by the insurgents of the Alhóndiga of Granaditos and the city of Guanajuato were buried here, including the Intendent Juan Antonio de Riaño y Bárcenas.

 
Erected by Ayuntamiento de Guanajuato de 1989-1991.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is September 28, 1810.
 
Location. 21° 1.121′ N, 101° 15.449′ W. Marker is in Guanajuato. Memorial is on Cuesta de Mendizábal, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Cuesta de Mendizábal, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. The Burning of the Alhóndiga de Granaditas (within shouting distance of this marker); Casimiro Chowell J. (within shouting distance of this marker); 200 Years of the Consummation of Mexican Independence (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Temple of Bethlehem (about 90 meters away); Lieutenant José Francisco Valenzuela (about 90 meters away); José Martí in Mexico (about 90 meters away); The Bethlehemite Convent in Guanajuato (about 120 meters away); The Hidalgo Market (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guanajuato.
 
The Cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 3, 2016
2. The Cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   2. submitted on January 5, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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