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Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico — The Pacific Coast (and Central Highlands)
 

Palacio Huitzimengari / Casa de las Artesanías

 
 
Palacio Huitzimengari / Casa de las Artesanías Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2021
1. Palacio Huitzimengari / Casa de las Artesanías Marker
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Palacio Huitzimengari
(Casa de las Artesanias)

Casona del siglo XVI que perteneció a Don Antonio de Huitzimengari, hijo de Tanganxuan II, último emperador purépecha. Fue construida para des- empeñar las funciones administrativas del Supremo Gobierno de la Re- pública de Indias. Considerada también “la casa del pueblo", hoy alberga a maestros artesanos representantes de la comunidad purépecha, quienes exhiben sus artesanías.

La casona fue propiedad hasta febrero de 1989.

English:
Palacio Huitzimengari
Casa de las Artesanías (House of Handicrafts)

House of the 16th century that belonged to Don Antonio de Huitziméngari, son of Tanganxuan II, last Emperor purépecha. It was built to carry out the administrative functions of the Supreme Government of the Indians Republic. Also considered "the House of the People", today is home to representatives of the purépecha community craftsmen, people who exhibit their own handicrafts.

The large house was private property until February 1989.
 
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Colonial EraNative Americans. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1989.
 
Location. 19° 30.845′ N, 101° 36.502′ W. Marker is in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. Marker is on Portal de Morelos, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Ahumada, Pátzcuaro MIC 61600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vasco de Quiroga (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Founding of the Royal College of San Nicolás Obispo (about 120 meters away); Pátzcuaro's Spring (about 150 meters away); Centro Cultural Antiguo Colegio Jesuita (about 150 meters away); City Hall / Plaza Vasco de Quiroga (about 150 meters away); Casa de la Escalera Chueca (about 150 meters away); La Casa del Naranjo (about 150 meters away); Consecration of Michoacán's First Cathedral Altar (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pátzcuaro.
 
Palacio Huitzimengari / Casa de las Artesanías Marker English text image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2021
2. Palacio Huitzimengari / Casa de las Artesanías Marker English text
Palacio Huitzimengari / Casa de las Artesanías and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2021
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Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2021
4. Another view of the Palacio Huitzimengari
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 2, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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