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Abasolo in Municipality of Abasolo, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Baptism of Hidalgo

 
 
Baptism of Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 7, 2020
1. Baptism of Hidalgo Marker
This is one of the few markers to use Hidalgo's mother's last name of Gallaga. Most markers show his name as Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.
Inscription.  

En la capilla que existio en este lugar fue bautizado el inmortal heroe de la independencia mexicana D. Miguel Hidalgo y Gallaga el 16 de mayo 1753.
El Ayuntamiento de 1909.

English translation:
In the chapel that existed in this place was baptized the immortal hero of Mexican independence Miguel Hidalgo y Gallaga on May 16, 1753.
The City Council of 1909
 
Erected 1909 by El Ayuntamiento de Abasolo.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionCivil RightsColonial EraWars, Non-US.
 
Location. 20° 27.055′ N, 101° 31.722′ W. Marker is in Abasolo, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Abasolo. Marker is at the intersection of Hidalgo Poniente and Portal Morelos Sur, on the left when traveling west on Hidalgo Poniente. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abasolo, Guanajuato 36970, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jesús María Montaño (approx. 9.7 kilometers away); 100th Anniversary of the Death of Juárez
An additional 1938 marker to Father Efren Urincho M. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 7, 2020
2. An additional 1938 marker to Father Efren Urincho M.
This marker notes the church's reconstruction and consecration.
(approx. 9.8 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo's Birth House (approx. 12.3 kilometers away); 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Hidalgo (approx. 12.3 kilometers away); Hidalgo and Indigenous Lands (approx. 12.3 kilometers away); Juan Raya Méndez and J. Merced Sandoval (approx. 18.4 kilometers away); The Unknown Soldier and Emilio Hernández (approx. 18.5 kilometers away); Darío Díaz (approx. 18.6 kilometers away).
 
Baptism of Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 7, 2020
3. Baptism of Hidalgo Marker
The marker is high and to the left of the main entrance to the Parroquia de Nuestra Santísima Madre de La Luz (Parish Church of Our Most Holy Mother of the Light).
An interior view of the Parroquia de Nuestra Santísima Madre de La Luz image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 7, 2020
4. An interior view of the Parroquia de Nuestra Santísima Madre de La Luz
An additional Hidalgo statue and Independence Eagle monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 7, 2020
5. An additional Hidalgo statue and Independence Eagle monument
These additional markers are some meters north of the church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 14, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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