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San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
 

Al Libro Mayor

 
 
Al Libro Mayor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
1. Al Libro Mayor Marker
Inscription.  

Al Libro Mayor
Charles Danne, de origen francés, arribó a la ciudad de San Luis Potosí en 1867 y más tarde fundó “Al Libro Mayor”, siendo inicialmente una papelería y librería. Posteriormente fomentó la adquisición de libros, cuadernos y libretas de toda clase, como siguió sucediendo hasta hace poco tiempo. Cuando él falleció, su viuda traspasó el negocio a la familia Kaiser.

English:
Al Libro Mayor
Charles Danne, French by birth, arrived in the city of San Luis Potosí in 1867 and later founded “Al Libro Mayor”, which was initially a stationary/bookstore. Later he encouraged the acquisition of books, notebooks and composition books of every kind, and continued in this way until a short time ago. When he died, his wife sold the business to the Kaiser family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 22° 9.055′ N, 100° 58.547′ W. Marker is in San Luis Potosí. Marker is on Ignacio Zaragoza just
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north of Agustín de Iturbide, on the right when traveling north. Zaragoza is pedestrian-only on this block. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Ignacio Zaragoza 195, San Luis Potosí 78000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Don Félix María Calleja (within shouting distance of this marker); General Ignacio Zaragoza (within shouting distance of this marker); Pitman House (within shouting distance of this marker); The San Luis Potosí Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Española Bookstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Metropolitan Cathedral / Vicereine's Balcony (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Treasure / Monumental Palace (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Municipal Palace (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
 
Al Libro Mayor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
2. Al Libro Mayor Marker
The marker is towards the left side of the building in this view.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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