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Jilotepec de Enríquez in Municipality of Jilotepec de Abasolo, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Franciscan Chapel and Monastery

 
 
Franciscan Chapel and Monastery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
1. Franciscan Chapel and Monastery Marker
Inscription.  

Capilla y Monasterio Franciscano del siglo XVI. Restaurado, por el entusiasmo y esfuerzo del Párroco, Don Emilio Hernández.
Jilotepec, Mex. Junio 27 de 1980.

English translation:
Chapel and Franciscan Monastery of the sixteenth century. Restored with the enthusiasm and effort of the pastor, Emilio Hernández.
Jilotepec, México. June 27, 1980.
 
Erected 1980.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 19° 57.083′ N, 99° 31.927′ W. Marker is in Jilotepec de Enríquez, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of Jilotepec de Abasolo. Marker can be reached from Mariano Escobedo just west of Andrés Molina Enríquez, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jilotepec de Enríquez, Estado de Mexico 54240, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Convent and Church of San Pedro and San Pablo (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Andrés Molina Enríquez (about 120 meters away); The Doendó Cross (about 120 meters away);
Franciscan Chapel and Monastery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
2. Franciscan Chapel and Monastery Marker
The marker is to the right of the entryway to the original Franciscan chapel, now a side chapel of the Church of San Pedro y San Pablo.
Benito Juárez Memorial (about 150 meters away); Jilotepec (about 150 meters away); Famous Sons of Jilotepec (about 150 meters away); Municipality of Jilotepec (about 150 meters away); Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jilotepec de Enríquez.
 
Franciscan Chapel and Monastery image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
3. Franciscan Chapel and Monastery
This view of the current courtyard includes the chapel in the background.
The Church of San Pedro y San Pablo image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
4. The Church of San Pedro y San Pablo
The entrance to the Franciscan Chapel and Monastery is to the right of the main entrance to the church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 26, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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