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

The Palace of Mines

 
 
The Palace of Mines Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
1. The Palace of Mines Marker
Inscription.  

Palacio de Minería.
Obra del escultor y arquitecto Manuel Tolsá como sede del Real Seminario de Minería; fue Colegio de Minería, Escuela de Minas y finalmente Escuela Nacional de Ingenieros, desde el siglo XIX hasta su traslado a la Ciudad Universitaria.

English translation:
The Palace of Mines
Work of the sculptor and architect Manuel Tolsá as headquarters of the Royal Mining Seminary; it was the Mining College, the School of Mines and finally the National School of Engineers, from the 19th century until its transfer to the University City.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 19° 26.152′ N, 99° 8.376′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on Calle de Tacuba just west of Calle de Filomena Mata, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Statue of Carlos IV of Spain (within shouting distance of this marker); The Church of San Andrés
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Offices of the Diario del Hogar (within shouting distance of this marker); Filomeno Mata (within shouting distance of this marker); Garden of the Triple Alliance (within shouting distance of this marker); Museum of the Heroic Military College (within shouting distance of this marker); Location of Scenes from Spectre (within shouting distance of this marker); The House of Hernán Martín (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
The Palace of Mines and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
2. The Palace of Mines and Marker
The marker is to the right of the main entrance to the Palacio de las Minas.
Palacio de Minería image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 17, 2019
3. Palacio de Minería
Pedro Gualdi, oil on cloth, ca. 1840. This painting is at the National History Museum of Mexico at Chapultepec.
The Palace of Mines and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
4. The Palace of Mines and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   3. submitted on August 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   4. submitted on October 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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