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Santiago de Querétaro in Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

The Flor Baja Fountain

 
 
The Flor Baja Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2017
1. The Flor Baja Fountain Marker
Inscription.  

Fuente de la Flor Baja
Formó parte del sistema de distribución de agua limpia con el que contó la ciudad a partir del siglo XVIII; fue inaugurada el año de 1883 y sirvió a la ciudadanía hasta la segunda década del siglo XX en que fue enajenada. La Administración Municipal la recuperó devolviéndola a la ciudad el 3 de julio de 2014 para disfrute de la población.

H. Ayuntamiento de Querétaro
2012-2015

English translation:
The Flor Baja Fountain
This fountain was part of the potable water distribution system for the city dating from the eighteenth century. It was formally inaugurated in 1883 and served the citizenry until the second decade of the 20th century, when it was taken over as private property. On July 3, 2014 the Municipal Administration recovered it and has returned it to the city for the enjoyment of the entire population.

Honorable Municipal Council of Querétaro
2012-2015
 
Erected 2014 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Querétaro 2012-2015.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture
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Man-Made Features. A significant historical date for this entry is July 3, 2014.
 
Location. 20° 35.499′ N, 100° 23.4′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Josefa Vergara H., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Calle Josefa Vergara H, Santiago de Querétaro QUE 76000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco León de la Barra (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Plaza de Armas (about 150 meters away); The Great Convent of San Francisco (about 150 meters away); Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana (about 150 meters away); Temple and former convent of Teresitas (about 150 meters away); Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo (about 150 meters away); House of José María Sánchez (about 150 meters away); José M. Arteaga (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
The Flor Baja Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, November 24, 2018
2. The Flor Baja Fountain and Marker
The Flor Baja Fountain image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2017
3. The Flor Baja Fountain
Detail of the Flor Baja Fountain image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 12, 2017
4. Detail of the Flor Baja Fountain
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 155 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on June 29, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   2. submitted on November 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   3. submitted on June 29, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   4. submitted on July 22, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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