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El Oro de Hidalgo in Municipality of El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Mexican Golden Mile

Reconociendo nuestra historia / Recognizing our history

 
 
The Mexican Golden Mile Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
1. The Mexican Golden Mile Marker
Inscription.  


A el único desarrollo minero que conoció el estado de México en los años 1890-1912 fue el de El Oro, constituyendo lo que se llamó “La milla de Oro de México”
Es decir el distrito aurífero más famoso del país.
El Oro, México – Pueblo Mágico
noviembre 23, 2013

English translation:
The only mining development in the State of Mexico in the years 1890-1912 was El Oro, constituting what was called "Mexico's Golden Mile."
This was the most famous gold mining district in the country.
El Oro, Mexico – Pueblo Mágico
November 23, 2013
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is November 23, 2013.
 
Location. 19° 48.12′ N, 100° 7.836′ W. Marker is in El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of El Oro de Hidalgo. Marker is on Constitución just north of Galeana, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico 50600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Oro de Hidalgo (here, next to this marker); Hacienda de Tultenango (here, next to this marker); Manuel Somera y Piña
The Mexican Golden Mile Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
2. The Mexican Golden Mile Marker
The marker is on the right, with the Manuel Somera y Piña Marker to the far left.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(a few steps from this marker); The Founding of El Oro de Hidalgo (a few steps from this marker); El Real del Oro (a few steps from this marker in Ciudad de México); Chamber of Commerce (within shouting distance of this marker); Hidalgo and Rayón in El Oro (within shouting distance of this marker); "Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz" Primary School (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Oro de Hidalgo.
 
Also see . . .  El Oro de Hidalgo at Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 20, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
1910 Palacio Municipal Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
3. 1910 Palacio Municipal Cornerstone
The municipal headquarters was built during the main economic boom from gold mining in 1910. It reads: El 2 de octubre de 1910. Fue inaugurado este palacio por el Señor General Don Fernando Gonzalez Gobernador del Estado
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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