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

400th Anniversary of the Death of Vasco de Quiroga

 
 
400th Anniversary of the Death of Vasco de Quiroga Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2021
1. 400th Anniversary of the Death of Vasco de Quiroga Marker
Inscription.  

Recuerdo del IV Centenario del óbito del Ilmo. Primer Obispo de Michoacan Sr. Don Vasco de Quiroga
Pato Mich. a 14 de Mzo. De 1965

English translation:
In remembrance of the 400th anniversary of the death of the First Bishop of Michoacán Vasco de Quiroga
Pátzcuaro, Michoacán on March 14, 1965
 
Erected 1965.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical date for this entry is March 14, 1965.
 
Location. 19° 30.773′ N, 101° 36.451′ W. Marker is in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. Marker is at the intersection of Lerín and Portugal, on the right when traveling north on Lerín. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pátzcuaro MIC 61600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Consecration of Michoacán's First Cathedral Altar (here, next to this marker); Centro Cultural Antiguo Colegio Jesuita (within shouting distance of this marker); Pátzcuaro's Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of the Royal College of San Nicolás Obispo
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(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of Eleven Courtyards (about 120 meters away); Ex Convent of Santa Catarina (House of the Eleven Courtyards) (about 120 meters away); La Casa del Naranjo (about 120 meters away); Casa de la Escalera Chueca (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pátzcuaro.
 
Also see . . .  Vasco de Quiroga at Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 3, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
 
400th Anniversary of the Death of Vasco de Quiroga Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2021
2. 400th Anniversary of the Death of Vasco de Quiroga Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance to the cathedral seen here.
The First Cathedral of Michoacán image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2021
3. The First Cathedral of Michoacán
The church is currently known as the Templo del Sagrario. The rest of the associated buildings nearby make up the Centro Cultural Antiguo Colegio Jesuita.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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