Apaseo el Grande in Municipality of Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Francisco Licea y Borja
Presbitero y Licenciado
Benefactor insigne, constructor de este templo de la Preciosa Sangre, del De la Villita, de los Portales del Jardin Hidalgo, la Columna del Padre de la Patria y un adelantado plan de vivienda
Priest and Scholar
An illustrious benefactor, builder of this Temple of the Precious Blood, Temple of La Villita, the Portal of Hidalgo Square, the Column of the Father of the Nation and a housing plan well before its time.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features.
Location. 20° 32.599′ N, 100° 40.976′ W. Marker is in Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Apaseo el Grande. Marker is on Calle Ignacio Allende just east of Calle Mina, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato 38160, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, 175th Anniversary of the Beginning of Mexican Independence (approx. 11.6 kilometers away); José A. Mendoza Ruelas (approx. 11.6 kilometers away); Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (approx. 11.6 kilometers away); The History of Celaya (approx. 13.5 kilometers away); Emiliano Zapata (approx. 13.6 kilometers away); The Temple of San Francisco - Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya (approx. 13.6 kilometers away); The Temple of Saint Francis (approx. 13.6 kilometers away); The First Franciscans in Celaya (approx. 13.6 kilometers away).
Regarding Francisco Licea y Borja. Construction on this church, the Temple of the Precious Blood, began on January 6, 1896 with Presbyter Francisco Licea y Borja directing the efforts.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 9, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.