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Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

The Lorezana Orphans Home

 
 
The Lorezana Orphans Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton
1. The Lorezana Orphans Home Marker
This photo of the marker is courtesy of the Mediateca INAH. It was originally placed ca. 1955 at the corner of "Puente de la Merced y Callejón de Sta. Efigenia."
Inscription.  

Aquí estuvo la casa de niños expósitos fundada por el Arzobispo Lorezana.
1776.
Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricas

English translation:
Here was the house for orphan children founded by Archbishop Lore zana.
1776.
Catalog of the Inspector General of Artistic and Historic Monuments
 
Erected by Catálogo de la Inspectoría General de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricas.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 19° 25.804′ N, 99° 7.642′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on Alhóndiga. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Andés Quintana Roo and Leona Vicario (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mariano Matamoros (about 210 meters away); General Ignacio Zaragoza (about 210 meters away); José María de Agreda y Sánchez
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(about 210 meters away); José Fernando Ramírez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Temple of the Holy Trinity (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Francisco Cervantes de Salazar (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 16, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photo of the marker if it still exists. • A photo of the previous location of the marker at or near today's Alhondiga and Plaza de la Merced. • Can you help?

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Apr. 17, 2024