Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Calle de la Fundación
El H. Ayuntamiento de 1936 y 1937, en conmemoración del IV. Centenario, de la fundación de Silao, dedica esta placa.
Julio 25 de 1937.
On this street was where the first houses of Silao were installed, on July 25, 1537 and for that reason it bears the name of Calle de la Fundacion (Foundation Street).
The Honorable City Council of 1936 and 1937, in commemoration of the IV Centenary of the foundation of Silao, dedicates this marker.
July 25, 1937.
Erected 1937 by The Honorable City Council of 1936 and 1937 of Silao.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is July 25, 1537.
Location. 20° 56.605′ N, 101° 25.668′ W. Marker is in Silao, Guanajuato. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Fundación and Portal Zaragoza, on the left when Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silao GTO 36100, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founders of Our City Silao (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Parish of Santiago Apóstol (about 120 meters away); Temple of the Third Order (about 150 meters away); José and Tomás Chávez Morado (about 150 meters away); General Francisco Javier Mina (about 150 meters away); Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao (about 150 meters away); The Battle of Silao (about 150 meters away); a different marker also named Parish of Santiago Apóstol (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silao.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.