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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Josefa Vergara y Hernández

 
 
Josefa Vergara y Hernández Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 8, 2021
1. Josefa Vergara y Hernández Marker
Inscription.  

Josefa Vergara y Hernández
1747-1809
Insigne mujer de origen humilde. Su vida estuvo dedicada al trabajo; como no tuvo descendencia, legó su caudal al pueblo. Nombró albacea testamentario y tenedor de sus bienes al H. Ayuntamiento de esta noble ciudad “para el debido cumplimiento de esta mi disposición”. El monto de lo heredado era de casi un millón de pesos de su tiempo. Como recuerdo de gratitud a su memoria el H. Ayuntamiento le dio su nombre a esta delegación.
H. Ayuntamiento de Querétaro
2003-2006


English translation:
Josefa Vergara y Hernández
1747-1809
Distinguished woman of humble origin. Her life was dedicated to work and as she had no descendants, she bequeathed her wealth to the people. She appointed as testamentary executor and holder of her property as the Honorable City Council of this noble city "for the due fulfillment of this my disposition". The amount of her inheritance was almost a million pesos at the time of her death. As a reminder of gratitude to her memory, the Honorable City Council gave her name to this delegation.
Honorable
Josefa Vergara y Hernández Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 8, 2021
2. Josefa Vergara y Hernández Marker
The marker and bust are outside of her namesake delegation headquarters in southern Querétaro.
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City Council of Querétaro
2003-2006

 
Erected by Honorable Ayuntamiento del Querétaro 2003-2006.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkColonial EraWomen.
 
Location. 20° 33.939′ N, 100° 23.369′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle 21 just north of Avenida 26, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76080, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrés Balvanera Martínez (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Leopoldo Aguilar Carvajal (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Venustiano Carranza Garza (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); History of Querétaro (approx. 2.3 kilometers away); Christopher Columbus Plaza (approx. 2.3 kilometers away); José López Alavés (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); Gustavo Sanmartin Villegas (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo (approx. 2.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Josefa Vergara y Hernández Bust image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 8, 2021
3. Josefa Vergara y Hernández Bust
The sculpture includes the mark of "Velasco 2006."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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