Landa de Matamoros, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Landa de Matamoros
Landa…voz chichimeca que significa cenegoso, en donde se funde un encuentro de culturas que devino en nuestro mestizaje, señal del final de la conquista espiritual de la Sierra Gorda. La ciudad de Dios se representa en su fachada como una promesa de felicidad eterna. En testimonio de su fundación hace 250 años, sociedad y gobierno rinden tributo de admiracion a quienes hicieron posible tan singular obra.
Mayo de 1994
Landa... a Chichimeca word that means marshy, where a meeting of cultures started us towards our present heritage, a sign of the end of the spiritual conquest of the Sierra Gorda. The city of God is represented in its facade as a promise of eternal happiness. In testimony of its foundation 250 years ago, society and government pay a tribute of admiration to those who made such a unique work possible.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1994.
Location. 21° 11.031′ N, 99° 19.297′ W. Marker is in Landa de Matamoros Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Landa de Matamoros QUE 76360, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa María del Agua de Landa Franciscan Mission (within shouting distance of this marker); Tribute to Benito Juárez (within shouting distance of this marker); The Building of the Attached Room (approx. 8.2 kilometers away); Corporal Deformation (approx. 8.2 kilometers away); Plaza Santiago (approx. 8.2 kilometers away); Buildings for the Elite (approx. 8.2 kilometers away); The Small Ballcourt (approx. 8.2 kilometers away); The Copper Butterfly Building (approx. 8.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Landa de Matamoros.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 25, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.