Valtierrilla in Municipality of Salamanca, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Old Temple
Años más tarde, en 1924, el templo fue azotado por un rayo que ocasionó serios estragos en el inmueble, provocando, incluso, derrumbre parcial en lo que se refiere a su torre, la cual al paso de los años quedó desaparecida, reconstruyéndose dicha torre a finales del siglo XX y en los primeros años del siglo XXI se llevó a cabo una total restauración de la antigua capilla, denominando
In the early twentieth century, the Old Temple was appointed assistant vicar of the parish of Salamanca, ensuring thereby that the faithful were able to receive the sacraments there, without needing to go to Salamanca, where the oficial parish was, now called Old Parish.
Years later, in 1924, the temple was struck by a bolt of lightning that caused serious damage in the building, to the point of partial collapse. As a result, in 1951 a new parish
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. A significant historical date for this entry is September 18, 1723.
Location. 20° 31.748′ N, 101° 7.753′ W. Marker is in Valtierrilla, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Salamanca. Marker is on Calle Benito Juárez just east of Calle Juan de la Barrera, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valtierrilla, Guanajuato 36883, 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 Virgin of Guadalupe Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Valtierrilla (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rectory and Sanctuary of Guadalupe (approx. 8.2 kilometers away); The Augustinian Ex-Convent of San Juan de Sahagún (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); The Miguel Hidalgo Civic Plaza (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); The Temple of Saint Augustine (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); The Temple of Jesus the Nazarene of the Three Falls (approx. 8.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valtierrilla.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 30, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.