Acambay, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
History of Acambay
22-Oct-1537 el Rey Carlos V concede a Don Mateo de San Juan Chimalpopoca Mixcoatl la Estancia de San Miguel Acambay
5 de diciembre de 1898 nace en Acambay el ilustre Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda
19-de-Nov-de 1912 un devastador terremoto destruye el total de edificios de Acambay.
En 1938 se inaugura el reloj municipal de cuatro caratulas icono de la identidad acambayense
The name Acambay comes from the Otomí “Okambaye”, whose meaning is “The Rocky Cliffs of God.”
On October 22, 1537 King Carlos V granted to Mateo de San Juan Chimalpopoca Mixcoatl the Estancia de San Miguel Acambay.
On December 5, 1898 the illustrious Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda was born in Acambay.
November 19, 1912 a devastating earthquake destroyed all of the buildings in Acambay.
In 1938 the four-sided municipal clock, an icon of Acambay's identity, was inaugurated.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these Disasters • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 22, 1537.
Location. 19° 57.396′ N, 99° 50.598′ W. Marker is in Acambay, Estado de Mexico. Marker is on Hidalgo just south of Moctezuma, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acambay MEX 50300, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Execution of Lindoro Cajiga (within shouting distance of this marker); The 1921 Acambay Earthquake (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican Independence, Revolution and Acambay Earthquake (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish and Ex Convent of San Miguel Arcángel (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Parish Church of San Miguel Arcángel (about 90 meters away); Foundation of the "Acambayense League" (about 90 meters away); Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda (about 150 meters away); Otomíes of Acambay (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acambay.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.