Santiago de Querétaro in Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
The Chameleon Fountain
Fuente del Camaleón
Formó parte del sistema de distribución de agua limpia con el que contó la ciudad a partir del siglo XVIII; fue inaugurada el año de 1908 en el Barrio de la Otra Banda, a cuyos vecinos benefició hasta la segunda década del siglo XX en que fue enajenada. La Administración Municipal la recuperó devolviéndola a la ciudad el 3 de julio de 2014 para disfrute de la población.
H. Ayuntamiento de Querétaro
The Chameleon Fountain
This fountain was part of the potable water distribution system for the city dating from the 18th century. It was formally inaugurated in 1908 in the “Other Side” Neighborhood and served the citizenry until the second decade of the 20th century, when it was taken over as private property. On July 3, 2014 the Municipal Administration recovered it and has returned it to the city for the enjoyment of the entire population.
Honorable Municipal Council of Querétaro
Erected 2014 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Querétaro 2012-2015.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Man-Made Features. A significant historical date for this entry is July 3, 2014.
Location. 20° 36.15′ N, 100° 23.698′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Invierno just south of Juan Álvarez, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro QUE 76168, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chapel of the Holy Cross (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Querétaro Railroad Station (about 210 meters away); Old Railway Station (about 240 meters away); Plaza de San Sebastián / Casa del Faldón / Temple of San Sebastián (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Garden of the Children Heroes of Chapultepec (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Chapel of the Sacred Family (approx. half a kilometer away); Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Procession of the Remains of the Insurgents (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
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