Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Hidalgo Stayed Here
El Sr. Cura Hidalgo
la noche del
11 de octubre de 1810.
the Priest Hidalgo
the night of
October 11, 1810.
Honorable City Council of 1952-1954
Erected 1952 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Valle de Santiago 1952-1954.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is October 11, 1810.
Location. 20° 23.504′ N, 101° 10.805′ W. Marker is in Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato. Memorial is on Avenida Melchor Ocampo just west of Calle Galeana, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valle de Santiago GTO 38400, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 100th Anniversary of the City of Valle de Santiago (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Friar Bernardo Padilla G. (approx. 12.2 kilometers away); The Route of Hidalgo Parish Church of San Nicolás de Tolentino (approx. 12.2 kilometers away); Professor Fulgencio Vargas Ortiz (approx. 12.3 kilometers away); Benito Juárez (approx. 12.3 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 12.3 kilometers away); General Emiliano Zapata (approx. 12.3 kilometers away).
Regarding Hidalgo Stayed Here. Miguel Hidalgo was constantly on the run with his insurgent army during the last months of 1810, roaming throughout southern Guanajuato before finally moving toward Guadalajara, Jalisco.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.