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Near Santa Rosa Jáuregui in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Mission at Jalpan

De Paseo por Querétaro

 
 
The Mission at Jalpan Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 18, 2019
1. The Mission at Jalpan Marker
Inscription.  

Misión de Jalpan
(Jalpan de Serra, Qro)

Año 1768 ∙ Obra de Fray Junípero Serra terminada en ese año.

La fachada cuenta con 6 esculturas:
1er nivel
- Santo Domingo – San Francisco - San Pedro - San Pablo

2do nivel
- Nuestra Sra. de Guadalupe - Virgen del Pilar

Cuenta con un detalle iconográfico peculiar, un águila hispano-mexicana. Se trata del águila bicéfala de los Hasburgo.

Fue colocada en varias iglesias mexicanas, simbolizando con ello que México era virreinato español, la mayoría fueron eliminadas después de la Independencia.

English translation:
The Mission at Jalpan
(Jalpan de Serra, Querétaro)

1768 ∙ It was the work of Friar Junípero Serra and completed in that year.

The facade has six sculptures:
1st level – Saint Dominic, Saint Francis, Saint Peter and Saint Paul
2nd level - Our Lady of Guadalupe and Our Lady of the Pillar

The façade includes a peculiar iconographic detail of a Spanish-Mexican eagle. It is the double-headed eagle of the Hapsburgs. It was placed on several
The Mission at Jalpan Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 18, 2019
2. The Mission at Jalpan Marker
Note the scale model of the mission church in the background. Unfortunately the replica does not include the image of the double-headed eagle mentioned in the marker text. See the link to the actual Mission of Jalpan, although the image of the eagle is hard to see even there. It is on the exterior and low to the right of the main entrance.
Mexican churches, symbolizing that Mexico was governed by a Spanish viceroyalty, although most were eliminated after Independence.
 
Location. 20° 43.962′ N, 100° 26.969′ W. Marker is near Santa Rosa Jáuregui, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from Calle Melchor Ocampo just west of Independencia, on the left when traveling west. The marker is part of a series of markers near replicas of historic landmarks of Querétaro. The series is part of the "Parque Ludíca" attraction, just east of the large man-made lake at Parque Bicentenario. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Rosa Jáuregui, Querétaro 76220, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peña de Bernal (a few steps from this marker); The Mission at Tilaco (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mission at Concá (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of the Santa Cruz (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Rosa de Viterbo (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Teatro de la República (about 150 meters away); Aqueduct of Querétaro (about 150 meters away); A Group of Revolutionaries (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Rosa Jáuregui.
 
Also see . . .  Chronology of the Saint James Mission of Jalpan. This link is for a marker at the actual Mission at
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Jalpan. (Submitted on June 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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