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Colonia Tlacoquemecatl del Valle in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr

 
 
Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
1. Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr Marker
Inscription.  

Capilla de San Lorenzo Martir. Construída hacia los fines del Siglo XVI. Declarada Monumento.
Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.

English translation:
Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr. Constructed around the end of the 16th century. Declared a monument.
Office of Colonial Monuments
 
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 19° 22.592′ N, 99° 10.616′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia Tlacoquemecatl del Valle. Marker can be reached from Magnolias just west of Fresas, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de México 03200, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benito Juárez (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); La Abuelita (The Little Grandmother) (about 180 meters away); Dolores Asúnsolo López Negrete (about 180 meters away); Serpent Columns
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(about 210 meters away); Quetzalcoatl Base Engraving (about 210 meters away); Sculpture of an Obese Person (about 240 meters away); Atlante from Chichén Itzá, Yucatán (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Tláloc from Castillo de Teayo, Veracruz (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
More about this marker. The notes from Mediateca INAH on this marker mentioned that it is "... en el Barrio de San Lorenzo, Mixcoac, D.F."
 
Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr Marker image. Click for full size.
2. Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr Marker
A photo of the marker, courtesy of Mediateca INAH, probably from the 1960s when placed.
Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
3. Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr and Marker
An additional view of the Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
4. An additional view of the Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr
Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
5. Chapel of San Lorenzo Martyr
Note the church's atrial cross, now missing most of its top portion.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 1, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   2. submitted on January 24, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   3, 4, 5. submitted on May 1, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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