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El Oro de Hidalgo in Municipality of El Oro de Hidalgo, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

El Real del Oro

 
 
El Real del Oro Marker image. Click for full size.
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, Ciudad de México, 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, Ciudad de México 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 in Estado de Mexico); The Founding of El Oro de Hidalgo (a few steps from this marker in Estado de Mexico);
El Real del Oro Marker image. Click for full size.
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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Chamber of Commerce (a few steps from this marker in Estado de Mexico); Hacienda de Tultenango (a few steps from this marker in Estado de Mexico); The Mexican Golden Mile (a few steps from this marker in Estado de Mexico); El Oro de Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker in Estado de Mexico); "Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz" Primary School (within shouting distance of this marker in Estado de Mexico); Manuel Somera y Piña (within shouting distance of this marker in Estado de Mexico). 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.
 
 
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 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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