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Concá in Arroyo Seco, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Concá

 
 
250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Concá Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 15, 2018
1. 250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Concá Marker
Inscription.  
Conca…voz pame que significa conmigo. Mision donde la victoria de la fe es una lucha sin tregua en su sencilla fachada, reflejo arquitectónico de nuestro mestizaje. Epilogo de la conquista espiritual que se diera en esta región. En el 250 aniversario de su fundación sociedad civil y gobierno dejan testimonio de gratitud y admiración a quienes contribuyeron en esta importante misión.
Mayo de 1994

English translation:
Concá ... A Pame word that means ‘with me’. A mission where the victory of faith is a fight without truce in its simple facade, an architectural reflection of our mixed cultural heritage. It is the epilogue of the spiritual conquest that took place in this region. On the 250th anniversary of its founding, civil society and government leave a testimony of gratitude and admiration to those who contributed to this important mission.
May 1994
 
Erected 1994.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made FeaturesNative Americans. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1994.
 
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21° 26.638′ N, 99° 38.186′ W. Marker is in Concá, Querétaro, in Arroyo Seco. Marker is on Calle Augustín Melgar, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concá QUE 76410, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Miguel Concá Franciscan Mission (a few steps from this marker); 100th Anniversary of the Construction of the Temple of Purísima de Arista (approx. 19.7 kilometers away).
 
The facade of the Mission at Concá image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 15, 2018
2. The facade of the Mission at Concá
The Franciscan shield on the Mission at Concá image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 15, 2018
3. The Franciscan shield on the Mission at Concá
An additional marker on the Mission at Concá image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 15, 2018
4. An additional marker on the Mission at Concá
This additional marker is further to the right of the church near a secondary entrance to the church grounds. It mentions that the Mission was named a Querétaro State Cultural Heritage Site (Patrimonio Cultural del Estado) on July 12, 2002.
250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Concá Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 15, 2018
5. 250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Concá Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 27, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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