Salamanca in Municipality of Salamanca, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Miguel Hidalgo Civic Plaza
Posteriormente del año 1943 a 1944, se comenzó a construir y la conclusión del primer Mercado Municipal en esta área; el pozo fue cubierto por un kiosco de mampostería y cubierta de concreto, con barandal de fierro tubular. Dicho mercado fue demolido en el año de 1971 y el pozo artesiano fue clausurado para dar paso
Hoy, la Plaza Cívica Miguel Hidalgo que data de 2009, es la antesala del monumental conjunto conventual de San Juan de Sahagún (de San Agustín), uno de los edificios más emblemáticos y notables de Salamanca. En su amplio espacio, como verdadero zócalo, se llevan a cabo distintas actividades cívicas, artísticas, culturales y de recreo familiar que rememoran el origen de las tradiciones de la ciudad salmantina.
Subsequently, from 1943 to 1944, the building and conclusion of the first Mercado Municipal (Municipal Market) in this area took place; the well was covered by a masonry kiosk and cement, with a handrail. The Mercado was demolished on 1971 and the artesian well was closed down, to make room for a public square known as Plazoleta Hidalgo 1972. As time went by, further alterations were made to the Plaza Cívica Miguel Hidalgo: in the 1985 restored obelisks were placed to honor historic salmantinos: Albino Garcia, Andrés Delgado, Emeteria Valencia, Tomasa Esteves, Bartolomé Sanchez Torrado, P. José María Marocho and Luis G. Araujo. Likewise, a bronze bust of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla was placed as a memorial of its historical passage through Salamanca on September 24, 1810, to urge salamantinos
Today, the Plaza Cívica Miguel Hidalgo, dating back to 2009, is the placed right in front of the San Juan de Sahagún (de San Agustín) architectural complex, devoted to one of the most emblematic and notable of Salamanca. At this main square different activities are carried out, such civic, artistic, cultural, and family events, which recall the origin and traditions of Salamanca city.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 20° 34.119′ N, 101° 11.86′ W. Marker is in Salamanca, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Salamanca. Marker is on Calle Benito Juárez just west of Calle Albino García, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle Benito Juárez 209, Salamanca, Guanajuato 36700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (within shouting distance of this marker); The Augustinian Ex-Convent of San Juan de Sahagún (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Temple of Saint Augustine (about 120 meters away); The Temple of Jesus the Nazarene of the Three Falls (about 150 meters away); Valtierrilla (about 180 meters away); The Ex-Convent of Saint Augustine (about 180 meters away); Hacienda of the Cañada de Ortega Sanctuary (about 180 meters away); The Founders of Salamanca (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salamanca.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 7, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.