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Mineral del Monte in Municipality of Mineral del Monte, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Church of Our Lady of the Rosary

 
 
Church of Our Lady of the Rosary Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 6, 2020
1. Church of Our Lady of the Rosary Marker
Inscription.  

Iglesia Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Siglo XVI
La Parroquia la Asunción, actualmente denominada "Nuestra Señora del Rosario", está ubicada en la plaza 16 de enero de 1869.

Su construcción se inició en el año de 1563, fue bendecida el 7 de Octubre de 1578 por Don Pedro de Moya y Contreras, 3er. Arzobispo de la Nueva España.

Este inmueble originalmente de adobe y tejamanil fue construido de mampostería y bóvedas en tiempos y a expensas de Don Pedro Romero de Terreros en 1762.

En 1842 fue colocado el reloj de dos carátulas que se yergue en una torre de piedra, hecha con cantera de la comunidad de Tezoantla, esta obra fue costeada por los trabajadores de las minas.

English:
Church of Our Lady of the Rosary
The parish of the Ascent, today called "Our Lady of the Rosary", is located in the "January 16, 1869" Plaza.

Its construction was started in the year 1563. It was dedicated on October 7, 1578 by Don Pedro de Moya y Contreras, 3rd archbishop of the New Spain.

This construction originally of adobe and batten roofs was built of masonry
Church of Our Lady of the Rosary and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 6, 2020
2. Church of Our Lady of the Rosary and Marker
The marker is to the left of the church's main entrance.
and barrel vaults in times and expenses of Don Pedro Romero de Terreros in 1762.

The two dial clock atop the Tezoantla quarry stone tower was placed in 1842, construction sponsored by the mine workers.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 20° 8.423′ N, 98° 40.328′ W. Marker is in Mineral del Monte, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Mineral del Monte. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida Hidalgo and Calle Aldama, on the right when traveling north on Avenida Hidalgo. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Avenida Hidalgo 9, Mineral del Monte, Hidalgo 42130, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Formation of the National Miner's Union in 1934 (within shouting distance of this marker); Emmanuel Methodist Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Count (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sanctuary of Our Lord of Zelontla (about 90 meters away); Holy Cross Church (about 120 meters away); Monument to Mexican Independence (about 150 meters away); Museum of Labor Medicine "Nicolás Zavala" (about 150 meters away); First Worker Strike (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mineral del Monte.
 
Church of Our Lady of the Rosary image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 6, 2020
3. Church of Our Lady of the Rosary
The two inscriptions on the church's facade are dedications: one for a 1942 donation from mine workers for a Hammond organ and one for the construction of the clock tower.
An interior view of the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 6, 2020
4. An interior view of the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 12, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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