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

19th Century House (City Hall)

 
 
19th Century House (City Hall) Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 7, 2020
1. 19th Century House (City Hall) Marker
Inscription.  

Casa del Siglo XIX
(Presidencia Municipal)

Casa, Oficina y Compañía Minera del Ing. Gabriel Mancera, ilustre personaje hidalguense de fines del siglo XIX y principios del siglo XX.

Edificio utilizado originalmente como "Cajas Reales" de la compañía minera de la mina de Arévalo, después llamadas Tiro Alto. En aquella época la planta baja del edificio se utilizaba como oficinas de la compañía minera, mientras que la planta alta se utilizaba como vivienda de la Familia Mancera. Actualmente es sede y oficinas de la Administración Municipal desde el año de 1930.

English:
19th Century House
(City Hall)

House, Office and Mining Company of Engineer Gabriel Mancera, illustrious character from Hidalgo that lived between late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

This building was originally used as "Cajas Reales" (Personal vault) of the mining Company of the Arévalo, later called "Tiro Alto". At that time the ground floor of the building was used as offices for the Mining company, while the upper floor was used as housing for the Family Mancera. At the moment
19th Century House (City Hall) and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 7, 2020
2. 19th Century House (City Hall) and Marker
it is used as headquarters and offices of the Municipal Administration since 1930.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 20° 12.937′ N, 98° 43.874′ W. Marker is in Mineral del Chico, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Mineral del Chico. Marker is at the intersection of General Alfonso Corona del Rosal and Calle Columbia Rivera, on the left when traveling north on General Alfonso Corona del Rosal. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mineral del Chico, Hidalgo 42120, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church of the Immaculate Conception (a few steps from this marker); Electrification in Mineral del Chico (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mineral del Chico Clock Mechanism (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriel Mancera García de Vicente (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriela Mistral in Mineral del Chico (within shouting distance of this marker); Las Monjas Peaks (within shouting distance of this marker); Coronel José María Pérez (approx. 9.9 kilometers away); Benito Juárez (approx. 10 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mineral del Chico.
 
 
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 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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