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Alfajayucan in Municipality of Alfajayucan, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Founding of Alfajayucan

 
 
The Founding of Alfajayucan Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
1. The Founding of Alfajayucan Marker
The markers are found along the four sides of the town's founding monument. The meaning of the town's original name was "Where the Willows Grow in the Water."
Inscription.  

IV Centenario de la Fundacion de Alfajayucan.

Fundadores religiosos Franciscanos
Jeronimo de Cos Angeles, Cristobal Barrera, Francisco Garcia, Nicolas Santiago, Mateo Mendoza, Juan Lorenzo

1558 5 de noviembre 1958

Ahuexuyucan

English translation:
400th Anniversary of the Foundation of Alfajayucan.

Franciscan Religious Founders
Jerónimo de Cos Ángeles, Cristóbal Barrera, Francisco Garcia, Nicolás Santiago, Mateo Mendoza, Juan Lorenzo

1558 - November 5 - 1958

Ahuexuyucan
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1558.
 
Location. 20° 24.579′ N, 99° 20.967′ W. Marker is in Alfajayucan, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Alfajayucan. Marker is on Juárez just west of Bustamante, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alfajayucan, Hidalgo 42390, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Higinio G. Pérez Torres (a few steps from this marker); Francisco I. Madero (approx. 15.1
The Founding of Alfajayucan Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 2, 2021
2. The Founding of Alfajayucan Marker
Note the Ex-Convent and Temple of San Martín Obispo in the distance.
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kilometers away); Convent of San Miguel Archangel Ixmiquilpan (approx. 15.8 kilometers away); Temple and Convent of San Miguel Arcángel (approx. 15.8 kilometers away); The San Miguel Arcangel Bridge (approx. 15.9 kilometers away); Alfonso Corona del Rosal (approx. 15.9 kilometers away); Diana the Huntress (approx. 16 kilometers away); Municipal Palace (approx. 16 kilometers away).
 
The nearby Ex-Convent and Temple of San Martín Obispo image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 2, 2021
3. The nearby Ex-Convent and Temple of San Martín Obispo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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