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Ajuchitlán in Colón, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán

 
 
Temple of the Vigin of Guadalupe de Ajuchitlán Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
1. Temple of the Vigin of Guadalupe de Ajuchitlán Marker
Inscription.  
Se comenzó este templo
el 6 de Sept. de 1964.
Parroco
P. Javier Sanchez Z.
Comite
Presidente
Fidencio Ferrusca
Tesorero
Filemon Olvera
con los donativos del
pueblo de Ajuchitlan, Qro.

English translation:
Construction began on this temple on September 6, 1964.
Father Javier Sánchez Z.
Comittee President Fidencio Ferrusca
Treasurer Filemón Olvera
with the donations of the people of Ajuchitlán, Querétaro

 
Erected 1964.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionMan-Made Features. A significant historical date for this entry is September 6, 1964.
 
Location. 20° 42.464′ N, 100° 1.266′ W. Marker is in Ajuchitlán, Querétaro, in Colón. Marker is on Calle Principal (Route 110) just south of Calle Azafrán, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ajuchitlán QUE 76280, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Sanctuary of Soriano (approx. 8.6 kilometers away); History of the Basilica of Soriano
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(approx. 8.6 kilometers away); The Santo Domingo Mission (approx. 8.6 kilometers away); "La Palestina" (approx. 8.8 kilometers away); House of Clemente Ugalde (approx. 8.8 kilometers away); Friar Junipero de la Vega (approx. 9.1 kilometers away); Bernal (approx. 9.1 kilometers away); The Castle (approx. 9.1 kilometers away).
 
An additional Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
2. An additional Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán Marker
This additional marker is to the right of the featured marker. It marks the donation of the church's clock on December 12, 2004. The clock was made by the Olvera clockworks of Zacatlán, Puebla, Mexico.
An additional Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
3. An additional Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán Marker
This additional marker is further to the right on the front of the temple. It features an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe over a Mexican flag. It was donated by Eladio Hernández and José Ugalde on September 15, 1968.
Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
4. Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán Marker
The featured marker is to the far left mounted to the temple. Note the large clock mentioned in the second additional marker made by Olvera.
The interior of the Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
5. The interior of the Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán
Detail of the dome of the Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
6. Detail of the dome of the Temple of the Virgin of Guadalupe of Ajuchitlán
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 16, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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