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Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Miguel Hidalgo and the First Insurgents

 
 
Miguel Hidalgo and the First Insurgents Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 20, 2019
1. Miguel Hidalgo and the First Insurgents Marker
Inscription.  

En este sitio se reunio, el 16 de septiembre de 1810, el primer nucleo de insurgentes, convocado por el Señor D. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Cura de esta parroquia, para iniciar el movimiento popular que nos dio la independencia.
Dolores Hidalgo, Gto. MCMXLVII
Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional

English translation:
On this site, on September 16, 1810, the first core group of insurgents were convened by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the parish priest, to initiate the popular movement that gave us independence.
Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, 1947
Secretary of National Defense
 
Erected 1947 by Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1810.
 
Location. 21° 9.462′ N, 100° 56.06′ W. Marker is in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato. Memorial is on Guanajuato just west of Principal, on the left when traveling west. The marker is in the northern portion of
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the central park (zócalo) of Dolores Hidalgo. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dolores Hidalgo GTO 37800, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Decrees of Benito Juárez in Dolores Hidalgo (a few steps from this marker); Hidalgo Memorial and Independence Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Mariano Abasolo (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Route of Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); Cocomacán (within shouting distance of this marker); Casa de Visitas (within shouting distance of this marker); From Here Hidalgo Proclaimed Mexican Independence (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dolores Hidalgo.
 
Miguel Hidalgo and the First Insurgents Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 20, 2019
2. Miguel Hidalgo and the First Insurgents Marker
The marker can be seen on the left in this view towards the west. On the right in the distance is the Museo del Bicentenario (The Bicentennial Museum).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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