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El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

El Real del Oro

 
 
El Real del Oro Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
1. El Real del Oro Marker
Inscription.  

El Real del Oro cobró fama universal a fines del siglo pasado por la enorme riqueza del propio metal que le dio su nombre.
Patrimonio Cultural del Edo. de México, 1979.

English translation:
El Real del Oro gained universal fame at the end of the last century from the enormous wealth of the town’s metal that also gave it its name.
Cultural Heritage of the State of Mexico, 1979.
 
Erected 1979 by Patrimonio Cultural del Estado de México.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1979.
 
Location. 19° 48.132′ N, 100° 7.84′ W. Marker is in El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico. Marker is on Constitución, 0 kilometers north of Galeana, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Oro de Hidalgo MEX 50600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hidalgo and Rayón in El Oro (here, next to this marker); The Founding of El Oro de Hidalgo (a few steps from this marker); Chamber of Commerce (a few steps from this marker);
El Real del Oro Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
2. El Real del Oro Marker
The marker is on the far right of the front portion of the Palacio Municipal.
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Hacienda de Tultenango (a few steps from this marker); The Mexican Golden Mile (a few steps from this marker); El Oro de Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); "Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz" Primary School (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Somera y Piña (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Oro de Hidalgo.
 
Regarding El Real del Oro. The original name of the town, "Real del Oro" makes reference to the fact that mineral wealth in Mexico during the colonial period was controlled and managed by Spain's royal government.
 
Mural on the Palacio Municipal of El Oro image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 12, 2022
3. Mural on the Palacio Municipal of El Oro
Mural on the Palacio Municipal of El Oro image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 12, 2022
4. Mural on the Palacio Municipal of El Oro
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3, 4. submitted on February 20, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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Jun. 25, 2022