Yuriria in Municipality of Yuriria, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Joaquín López Arias
This house belonged to the leader of Independence, Lieutenant General Joaquín López Arias, executed in Acatita de Baján on March 21, 1811.
Location. 20° 12.778′ N, 101° 7.839′ W. Marker is in Yuriria, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Yuriria. Memorial is on Magnolia just north of Portal Morelos, on the right when traveling north. Magnolia and Portal de Morelos are pedestrian-only. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yuriria, Guanajuato 38940, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Miguel Ramírez Tinoco (here, next to this marker); The Yuriria Cultural Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo in Yuriria (within shouting distance of this marker); General José María Magaña (about 90 meters away, measured in Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria (about 120 meters away); Monument to Friar Diego de Chávez (about 120 meters away); Former Convent of San Agustín (about 150 meters away); Church of the Hospital (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yuriria.
Regarding Joaquín López Arias. Joaquín López Arias was an Independence fighter during the initial phase of Mexico's long struggle for freedom from Spain from 1810 to 1821. He was injured during the capture of Hidalgo, Allende, Abasolo and Jiménez in Acatita de Baján, Coahuila and died a few days later.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.