Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico — The Pacific Coast (and Central Highlands)
The New Cathedral of Guadalajara
Ilmo Sr. Fray Pedro de Ayala
Dedicacion del Templo
Lunes 19 de Febrero de 1618
Ilmo Sr. Fr. Manuel de Mimbela
Jueves 22 de Octubre de 1716
IV Centenario = Guadalajara – 1548 = 13 Julio 1948
First stone laid by the Illustrious Friar Pedro de Ayala in 1568 (Probably)
The Dedication of the Temple, Sede vacante, was on Monday, February 19, 1618
The Consecration, by the Illustrious Friar Manuel de Mimbela, was on Thursday, October 22, 1716
IV Century = Guadalajara – 1548 = July 13, 1948
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is February 19, 1618.
Location. 20° 40.637′ N, 103° 20.819′ W. Marker is in GuadalajaraTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guadalajara JAL 44100, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calle de la Soledad (here, next to this marker); Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (within shouting distance of this marker); The Street of Royal Tobacco Shops (within shouting distance of this marker); Regional Museum of Guadalajara (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza of the Constitution (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Episcopal Palace and City Council (about 90 meters away); Miguel Hidalgo’s Edict Against Slavery (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guadalajara.
Regarding The New Cathedral of Guadalajara. As the marker mentions, this 'new' cathedral was started in 1568, replacing a simpler, smaller church used as a cathedral where the Saint Mary of Grace Church is now.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.