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House of Royal Assayer Sebastián Camacho

 
 
House of Royal Assayer Sebastián Camacho Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 2, 2017
1. House of Royal Assayer Sebastián Camacho Marker
Inscription.  
En esta casa
estuvo el Real
Ensaye de Oro y Plata
desde la primera mitad del siglo
XVII hasta el año de 1824
Fue oficina y habitacion del Ensayador
Real, D. Sebastian Camacho de
cuyo apellido tomo su nombre el inmediato
Puente de Camacho.

El lugar ocupado por un escudo desconocido,
aprovéchase ahora (texto no legible) allí como
del primer titulo nobiliario guanajuatense
las armas de D. Fco. Matías de Busto y
Moya, Xérez y Monroy, Marqués de
San Clemente.
Ayunto. Const. de 1942-1943
Lápida descubierta el 17
de octubre de 1942

English translation:
In this house was the Royal Assay of Gold and Silver
from the middle of the 17th century until 1824.
It was the office and quarters of the Royal Assayer, Sebastián Camacho,
whose name was taken for the nearby Camacho Bridge.

The place that once held an unknown coat of arms
is now taken advantage of by the first to have a noble title in Guanajuato,
the arms of Francisco Matías de Busto y Moya, Xérez y Monroy,
Marquis of San Clemente.
The Constitutional City Council of
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1942-1943
Marker dedicated on October 17, 1942

 
Erected 1942 by Ayuntamiento Constitucional de Guanajuato de 1942-1943.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceMan-Made Features. A significant historical date for this entry is October 17, 1942.
 
Location. 21° 1.038′ N, 101° 15.34′ W. Marker is in Guanajuato. Marker is on Avenida Benito Juárez just west of Calle Alonso, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guanajuato 36000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Legislative Palace (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Legislative Palace (about 90 meters away); Enrique Ruelas Espinosa (about 90 meters away); The Temple of San Roque (about 90 meters away); San Roque Church and Plaza (about 90 meters away); Diego Rivera House (about 120 meters away); Diego Rivera (about 120 meters away); The International Cervantes Festival (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guanajuato.
 
House of Royal Assayer Sebastián Camacho Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 2, 2017
2. House of Royal Assayer Sebastián Camacho Marker
The marker is to the left of the entryway to the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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