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Yuriria, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria

 
 
Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 21, 2019
1. Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria Marker
Inscription.  

Convento de San Agustin de Yuriria
construido por los RR. agustinos en 1550.

Dependencia de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos é Históricos.

English translation:
Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria
Constructed by the Augustine religious in 1550.

Dependence of the Inspector General of Artistic and Historic Monuments
 
Erected by Dependencia de la Inspectoría General de Monumentos Artísticos é Históricos.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1550.
 
Location. 20° 12.815′ N, 101° 7.89′ W. Marker is in Yuriria, Guanajuato. Marker is on Carretera Yuriria-Salvatierra (Route 51) just east of Villa Fuerte, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yuriria GTO 38940, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Convent of San Agustín (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to Friar Diego de Chávez (within shouting distance of this marker); General José María Magaña
Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 21, 2019
2. Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria Marker
The small marker is to the right of this eastern entrance to the convent's main church.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo in Yuriria (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Yuriria Cultural Center (about 90 meters away); Joaquín López Arias (about 120 meters away); Dr. Miguel Ramírez Tinoco (about 120 meters away); Church of the Hospital (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yuriria.
 
Interior of the Convent Church of Saint Augustine of Yuriria image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 21, 2019
3. Interior of the Convent Church of Saint Augustine of Yuriria
The altar and Black Christ at the Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 21, 2019
4. The altar and Black Christ at the Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria
The interior courtyard of the Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 21, 2019
5. The interior courtyard of the Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria
Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 21, 2019
6. Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 21, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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May. 28, 2022