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San Juan del Río in Municipality of San Juan del Río, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

National Independence Monument

 
 
National Independence Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 13, 2020
1. National Independence Monument
This is the original 1865 marker on the monument.
Inscription.  

El Ayuntamiento en honor de la Independencia Nacional. 1865

Siendo Gobernador Constitucional del Estado el C. Manuel Gonzalez Cosio y Presidente Municipal del H. Ayuntamiento el C. Manuel Suarez M. se llevaron al cabo las obras de restauración de esta plaza y se ratificio el Homenaje a la Independencia Nacional
San Juan del Rio, Qro.
Septiembre de 1965

Por iniciativa del C. Jorge Herbert Perez Presidente Municipal de esta ciudad el H. Ayuntamiento ordeno la restauración de esta columna de la Independencia
San Juan del Rio, Qro.
Diciembre de 1981

English translation:
The City Council in honor of National Independence. 1865

The Constitutional Governor of the State Manuel González Cosío and Municipal President Manuel Suárez M. dedicate the restoration of this square as carried out as a tribute to National Independence
San Juan del Río, Querétaro
September 1965

At the initiative of Jorge Herbert Pérez, Municipal President of this City, the City Council ordered the restoration of this Independence column
San Juan del Río, Querétaro
December
An additional marker on the National Independence Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 13, 2020
2. An additional marker on the National Independence Monument
1981
 
Erected 1865.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: Wars, Non-US.
 
Location. 20° 23.33′ N, 99° 59.782′ W. Marker is in San Juan del Río, Querétaro, in Municipality of San Juan del Río. Memorial is on Calle Miguel Hidalgo just north of Dr. Ruiz Olloqui, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Juan del Río, Querétaro 76800, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To the Founders of San Juan del Río (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Historic Center of San Juan del Río (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Royal Inland Road in San Juan del Río (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Juárez - May 28, 1864 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Juárez on June 2, 1863 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Legend of Jesús de la Portería (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Electricity in La Llave (approx. 8.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Juan del Río.
 
Regarding National Independence Monument. The history of this column dedicated to Mexican Independence is interesting in that the column was planned and dedicated in 1865, during the reign of the Emperor Maximilian. The column was originally to have been
An additional marker on the National Independence Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 13, 2020
3. An additional marker on the National Independence Monument
topped by a bust of his wife, Carlota. After the ouster of French forces in 1867 the monument was changed to include an eagle.
 
National Independence Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 13, 2020
4. National Independence Monument
The National Independence Monument's eagle image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 13, 2020
5. The National Independence Monument's eagle
El Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 13, 2020
6. El Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
This view of the sanctuary is towards the north from the Independence monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 17, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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