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Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

The Murder of Joaquín Dongo

 
 
The Murder of Joaquín Dongo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
1. The Murder of Joaquín Dongo Marker
Inscription.  

En esta casa fue asesinado Dn. Joaquin Dongo.
1789
Catálogo de la Insp. Gral de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos

English translation:
In this house was murdered Joaquín Dongo in 1789.
Catalogue of the Inspector General of Artistic and Historic Monuments
 
Erected by Catálogo de la Inspección General de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Events. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 19° 26.156′ N, 99° 7.968′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on Donceles just east of República de Brasil, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Donceles 98, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cristóbal Vargas Valades (a few steps from this marker); Temple of Our Lady of the Pillar (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriel Yermo (within shouting distance of this marker); Luis González Obregón
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(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Juan de Dios Peza (about 90 meters away); a different marker also named Juan de Dios Peza (about 90 meters away); Ignacio L. Vallarta (about 90 meters away); Ignacio Luis Vallarta (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Regarding The Murder of Joaquín Dongo. Joaquín Dongo was a wealthy merchant. He and some ten of his servants and family members were killed in this house by a former assistant and two accomplices. The three were captured and executed.
 
The Murder of Joaquín Dongo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
2. The Murder of Joaquín Dongo Marker
The marker is far to the left on the building, to the left of a green awning.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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