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Jail of the Inquisition

 
 
Jail of the Inquisition Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
1. Jail of the Inquisition Marker
Inscription.  

Aquí estuvo la cárcel perpetua de la Inquisicion que dio nombre a la calle.
1572-1820.
Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República

English translation:
Here was the permanent jail of the Inquisition, which gave its name to this street.
1572-1820.
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic
 
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales y de la República.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 19° 26.258′ N, 99° 7.965′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico. Marker is on República de Venezuela just west of Avenida República de Argentina, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: República de Venezuela 6, Ciudad de Mexico 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gónzalo de Salazar (a few steps from this marker); Doctor Pedro López (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Acuña (within
Jail of the Inquisition and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
2. Jail of the Inquisition and Marker
The marker can be seen roughly in the middle of this view towards the east.
shouting distance of this marker); Ex-Palace of the Inquisition (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Adelantados of New Galicia (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan de Dios Peza (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ex-Customs House (about 90 meters away); a different marker also named Juan de Dios Peza (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding Jail of the Inquisition. The previous name of the street was Calle de la Cárcel Perpetua (Street of the Permanent Jail). It is now known as the Calle República de Venezuela.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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