Colonia La Concepción, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Valentín Gómez Farías
En el que fuera el barrio indigena de San Juan Maninaltongo surge esta plaza conformada por el Templo de San Juan Evangelista y Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe y las añejas casonas de Ireneo Paz y Valentin Gomez Farias, a quien esta plaza debe su nombre.
Valentin Gomez Farias fue un destacado politico mexicano que vivio en el siglo XIX (1781-1858)
Llego a ocupar la vicepresidencia de la Republica en dos ocasiones y trato de establecer nuevos patrones en la vida politica, economica y social de la nueva nacion identificados con el pensamiento liberal.
Valentín Gómez Farías
In what was once the indigenous neighborhood of San Juan Maninaltongo, this square was formed by the Temple of San Juan Evangelista and Our Lady of Guadalupe and the old houses of Ireneo Paz and Valentín Gómez Farías, to whom this square owes its name.
Valentín Gómez Farías was a prominent Mexican politician who lived in the 19th century (1781–1858).
He was vice president of the Republic twice and tried to establish new patterns in the political,
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Mexican-American • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 19° 22.668′ N, 99° 10.951′ W. Marker is in Colonia La Concepción, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Augusto Rodin and Lic. Irineo Paz, on the left when traveling north on Augusto Rodin. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia La Concepción, Ciudad de México 01060, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Valentín Goméz Farias (a few steps from this marker); Atlante from Chichén Itzá, Yucatán (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Mask of the Chaac Deity, Kabah, Yucatán (approx. half a kilometer away); Valley of Mexico Train Station (approx. half a kilometer away); Dolores Asúnsolo López Negrete (approx. half a kilometer away); Serpent Columns (approx. half a kilometer away); Panel of the Priests (approx. half a kilometer away); Agustín Jáuregui (approx. 0.6 kilometers away).
Also see . . . Valentín Gómez Farías. Gómez Farías was also briefly president of Mexico during the beginning of the Mexican-American War. (Submitted on May 4, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.