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Maravillas in Municipality of Nopala, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Electricity in Maravillas, Hidalgo

 
 
Electricity in Maravillas, Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 19, 2020
1. Electricity in Maravillas, Hidalgo Marker
Inscription.  

La luz eléctrica de este pueblo fue puesta en servicio el dia 25 de julio de 1962
Siendo Presidente de la Republica el C. Lic. Adolfo Lopez Mateos
Maravillas Hgo.

English translation:
Electricity was introduced in this town on July 25, 1962
During the period of the President of the Republic Adolfo López Mateos
Maravillas, Hidalgo
 
Erected 1962.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 20° 12.223′ N, 99° 35.296′ W. Marker is in Maravillas, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Nopala. Marker is at the intersection of Clavel and Avenida de las Rosas, on the right when traveling north on Clavel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maravillas, Hidalgo 42470, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benito Juárez (within shouting distance of this marker); Nicolás Romero (approx. 7.9 kilometers away); The Royal Inland Road (approx. 18 kilometers away in Estado de Mexico); Parish of Arroyo Zarco
Electricity in Maravillas, Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 19, 2020
2. Electricity in Maravillas, Hidalgo Marker
Below the featured marker is an additional tablet which reads:

Con Agradecimiento a C. José Rivera Rivera, C. Josefina Ramírez Rojo, Puebo in General
Graciela Rivera Gro, Delegada Mpal., Maravillas Hgo. 10.02.2006
(approx. 18 kilometers away in Estado de Mexico); The Arches of Saucillo (approx. 19.4 kilometers away); General Pedro María Anaya (approx. 19.8 kilometers away); a different marker also named Benito Juárez (approx. 20 kilometers away); Franciscan Ex-Convent (approx. 20.2 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  History of electric power transmission. Interestingly, the earliest electrical systems were put in place in Germany and the United States in the 1880s. (Submitted on July 21, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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