Tula de Allende in Municipality of Tula de Allende, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Atrium's Cross at Tula
Redentor del Mundo, esta expresado
en la cruz labrada en el crucero.
Los Doce Franciscanos
venidos a America en 1524, se simbolizan
en los casetones de los brazos y cabecera.
Los Diez Mandamientos
en el tronco de esta cruz, representa la
evangelización que trajo a Tula, en 1529
Fray Alonso de Rangel
Tula, Hgo., 19 de marzo de 1999
Christ, Redeemer of the World, is expressed in the carved cross in the atrium.
The Twelve Franciscans,
come to America in 1524, are symbolized by the designs on the arms and top of the cross.
The Ten Commandments,
represented on the trunk of the cross, represents the evangelization that
Friar Alonso de Rangel
brought to Tula in 1529.
Tula, Hidalgo, March 19, 1999
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tula de Allende, Hidalgo 42800, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Building K (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Ball Court 2 (approx. one kilometer away); Pyramid C and the Adoratory (approx. one kilometer away); The Wall of Skulls (approx. one kilometer away); Pyramid B (approx. one kilometer away); The Temple of Pyramid B (approx. one kilometer away); The Burnt Palace (approx. one kilometer away); El Coatepantli (Wall of Snakes) (approx. 1.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tula de Allende.
Regarding The Atrium's Cross at Tula. The marker mentions the Twelve Franciscans that came to Mexico in 1524. These were the first missionaries to what would one day be Mexico, arriving only three years after the initial arrival of Hernán Cortes.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3. submitted on June 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.