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Colonia Benito Juárez, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán

 
 
Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 19, 2021
1. Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán Marker
This image is courtesy of the Mediateca INAH, probably taken ca. 1950 when this series of markers was first placed.
Inscription.  

Templo Parroquial de Santo Domingo de Guzman
comenzado a construir en 1648, y el Claustro y Portería del Ex convento hacia el año 1595.
Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales

English translation:
Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán
Construction began on the church in 1648, although the cloister and entry gate of the former convent were built around 1595.
Office of Colonial Monuments
 
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1648.
 
Location. 19° 22.318′ N, 99° 10.98′ W. Marker is in Colonia Benito Juárez, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Canova just north of Actipan, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia Benito Juárez, Ciudad de México 03920, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of José Fernández de Lizardi (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Textile Workshop
Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
2. Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán and Marker
The marker is to the right of the church in this view.
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(about 150 meters away); Independence of Mexico (about 180 meters away); Auguste Rodin (about 180 meters away); Agustín Jáuregui (about 180 meters away); Goya (about 180 meters away); House of José Joaquín Herrera (about 210 meters away); a different marker also named Auguste Rodin (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán. The Mediateca INAH notes that the marker is in “Plaza Jauregui, fachada del templo. Mixcoac, D.F.”
 
Additional keywords. placa histórica
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 19, 2021.   2. submitted on May 19, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
 
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Jun. 20, 2021