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San Francisco Soyaniquilpan in Municipality of Soyaniquilpan, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Bicentennial Tree

 
 
The Bicentennial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
1. The Bicentennial Tree Marker
Inscription.  

Arbol del Bicentenario
Siendo Presidente Municipal El L.R.I. Jorge Espinosa Arciniega, fue plantado este encino obtenido de las semillas del arbol bendito, localizado en Aculco, Mexico, lugar donde oficio misa el cura Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.
Septiembre 2010

English translation:
The Bicentennial Tree
During the government of the Municipal President L.R.I. Jorge Espinosa Arciniega, this oak was planted from seeds obtained from the blessed tree, located in Aculco, Mexico, where the priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla celebrated mass.
September 2010
 
Erected 2010.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US.
 
Location. 20° 0.774′ N, 99° 31.661′ W. Marker is in San Francisco Soyaniquilpan, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of Soyaniquilpan. Marker is at the intersection of La Capilla and 16 de Septiembre, on the left when traveling east on La Capilla.
The Bicentennial Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
2. The Bicentennial Tree and Marker
Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco Soyaniquilpan, Estado de Mexico 54280, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soyaniquilpan de Juárez (within shouting distance of this marker); Soyaniquilpan (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish of San Francisco de Asís (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of the Virgen of Carmen (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Municipality of Jilotepec (approx. 6.7 kilometers away); Famous Sons of Jilotepec (approx. 6.7 kilometers away); Jilotepec (approx. 6.7 kilometers away); Benito Juárez Memorial (approx. 6.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco Soyaniquilpan.
 
A nearby mural of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
3. A nearby mural of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
This mural is interesting as it incorporates details from three separate murals or paintings: "The Fusion of Two Cultures" at the Mexican National History Museum, Jorge González Camarena, 1963 (left), “The People and Its Leaders” at the Palacio Municipal of Guadalajara, Clemente Orozco (center) and "La Trinchera" at the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Clemente Orozco (1926) (right).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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