Chetumal in Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Yucatan Peninsula (The Southeast)
Payo Enríquez de Rivera
Patronato del Museo de la Ciudad, A.C.
“Payo Enriquez de Rivera”
Vigesimo séptimo Virrey de la Nueva España, Arzobispo de Mexico, Obispo de Guatemala y Michoacan y Presidente del Consejo de Indias. Llego a la Bahia de Chetumal el 30 de junio de 1681, dando su nombre al caserio que se encontraba en la desembocadura del Rio Hondo, conocido como Payo Obispo hoy Chetumal.
Cd. Chetumal, Quintana Roo, 30 de junio 1993.
The Honorable Municipal Council of Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo.
The Society for the Museum of the City
Payo Enríquez de Rivera
Twenty-seventh Viceroy of New Spain, Archbishop of Mexico, Bishop of Guatemala and Michoacán and President of the Council of the Indies. He arrived at Chetumal Bay on June 30, 1681, giving his name to the small village at the mouth of the Rio Hondo, known then as Payo Obispo and today as Chetumal.
City of Chetumal, Quintana Roo, June 30, 1993.
Erected 1993 by Honorable
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 30, 1681.
Location. 18° 29.581′ N, 88° 17.922′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Othón P. Blanco. Marker is on Boulevard Bahía just east of Avenida Independencia, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chetumal QR 77000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument to Nachi Cocom (a few steps from this marker); The Southern Fleet (within shouting distance of this marker); Joop Beljön (within shouting distance of this marker); Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres (within shouting distance of this marker); Government Palace (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The History of Chetumal 1898-1905 (about 150 meters away); Musical Band (about 150 meters away); Manuel Ávila Camacho Theater (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
Also see . . . Payo Enríquez de Rivera. (Submitted on May 13, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.