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

The Mineral del Chico Clock Mechanism

 
 
The Mineral del Chico Clock Mechanism Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 7, 2020
1. The Mineral del Chico Clock Mechanism Marker
Inscription.  

Maquinaria del Reloj
En la época del auge minero, a fines del siglo XIX el empresario Hidalguense Gabriel Mancera junto con la cooperación de los mineros edificaron el anexo a la Iglesia en donde albergarían el reloj.

Este reloj fue adquirido en "La Esmeralda Hauser, Zivy México” del cual existe una réplica de la maquinaria en la Catedral de Guadalajara.

English translation:
The Mineral del Chico Clock Mechanism
At the time of the mining boom, at the end of the 19th century the businessman from Hidalgo, Gabriel Mancera, together with the cooperation of the miners, built the annex to the church where they would house the clock.

This clock was purchased in "La Esmeralda Hauser, Zivy Mexico," of which there is a replica of the machinery in the Cathedral of Guadalajara.
 
Erected 2020.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 20° 12.936′ N, 98° 43.851′ 
The Mineral del Chico Clock Mechanism and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 7, 2020
2. The Mineral del Chico Clock Mechanism and Marker
W. Marker is in Mineral del Chico, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Mineral del Chico. Marker is on General Alfonso Corona del Rosal, on the right when traveling north. 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. Gabriel Mancera García de Vicente (a few steps from this marker); Electrification in Mineral del Chico (a few steps from this marker); Church of the Immaculate Conception (a few steps from this marker); Gabriela Mistral in Mineral del Chico (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Century House (City Hall) (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.
 
The Mineral del Chico Clock Mechanism image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 7, 2020
3. The Mineral del Chico Clock Mechanism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 15, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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