Pedro Escobedo in Municipality of Pedro Escobedo, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Dr. Pedro Escobedo
Octubre de 1984
El C. Francisco G. de Cosio, Gobernador Constitucional del Estado Libre y Soberano de Queretaro Arteaga, a todos sus habitantes sabed que:
El Congreso del Estado de Queretaro Arteaga ha tenido a bien decretar lo que sigue:
Para honrar la memoria del ilustre sabio que retano, Dr. Pedro Escobedo, fundador de la Escuela de Medicina de Mexico, el pueblo de Arroyo Seco, perteneciente al Distrito de San Juan del Rio, llevara en lo sucesivo el nombre de “Pedro Escobedo”
Mayo 13 de 1904
Dr. Pedro Escobedo
C. Francisco G. de Cosio, Constitutional Governor of the Free and Sovereign State of Querétaro Arteaga, to all its inhabitants be it known that:
The Congress of the State of Querétaro Arteaga has decreed the following:
To honor the memory of the illustrious scholar, Dr. Pedro Escobedo, founder of the Medical School of Mexico, the town of Arroyo Seco, belonging to the District of San Juan del Río, will henceforth
May 13, 1904
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine.
Location. 20° 30.138′ N, 100° 8.677′ W. Marker is in Pedro Escobedo, Querétaro, in Municipality of Pedro Escobedo. Marker can be reached from Avenida Panamericana just west of Vicente Guerrero, on the right when traveling west. The marker and statue are in a small plaza just west of the Parish Church of Santa María de Guadalupe. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pedro Escobedo, Querétaro 76700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Senegal de las Palomas (approx. 9.2 kilometers away); La Trinidad Natural Protected Area (approx. 18.9 kilometers away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. 19.3 kilometers away); The Legend of Jesús de la Portería (approx. 19.5 kilometers away); The Mexican Constitution of 1917 (approx. 19.7 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 19.7 kilometers away); Introduction of Electricity to Huimilpan (approx. 19.7 kilometers away); To the Founders of San Juan del Río (approx. 19.9 kilometers away).
Regarding Pedro Escobedo. Doctor Pedro Escobedo, founder of the Medical School of Mexico, was born in Querétaro on October
In 1842 he suffered the loss of his only daughter and was never able to recover from the affliction that this caused him. He moved to Jalapa where, months later, on Sunday, January 26, 1844, he died. His corpse was taken to Mexico to be buried with the corresponding honors.
On May 13, 1904, the State Congress of Querétaro decided to honor the memory of the illustrious Queretano Pedro Alcántara Escobedo y Aguilar, naming the town of Arroyo Seco, belonging to the District of San Juan del Río, as Pedro Escobedo.
Translated from eloficiodehistoriar.com.mx by José Félix Zavala
Credits. This page was last revised on February 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 25, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.