Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Epigmenio González Flores
Insigne Insurgente Queretano, integrante del grupo de conspiradores que fraguaron la independencia de México. Denunciada la conjura y descubiertos sus integrantes, fue cateada su casa, donde encontraron armas y documentos incriminatorios, fue sentenciado y condenado al destierro en las Islas Filipinas, donde estuvo casi tres décadas. Pueblo y gobierno rinden homenaje a este gran héroe, quien manifestara:
“Estoy dispuesto a sacrificarlo todo en bien de mi patria”.
H. Ayuntamiento del Querétaro
Epigmenio González Flores
A notable member of the original independence planners of Querétaro, he was a member of the group of conspirators who forged the independence of Mexico. When the plot was reported and its members discovered, his house was searched, where weapons and incriminating documents were found. He was sentenced and condemned to exile in the Philippines, where he spent nearly three decades. The people and government pay tribute to this great hero, who went on to say:
"I am willing to sacrifice everything for the sake of my country."
Honorable Querétaro City Council
Erected by Honorable Ayuntamiento del Querétaro 2003-2006.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 20° 37.653′ N, 100° 24.51′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Tláloc just east of Prof. Eduardo Loarca Castillo, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76125, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ndamaxey, the Great Ball Game (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); The Portugal Fort (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); Chapel of Saint Gregory (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); Delegación Felipe Carrillo Puerto (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); The Chameleon Fountain (approx. 3.1 kilometers away); The Querétaro Railroad Station (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Old Railway Station (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); San Miguel Carrillo (approx. 3.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 6, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.