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Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

First Theatre of Cuernavaca

 
 
First Theatre of Cuernavaca Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2022
1. First Theatre of Cuernavaca Marker
Inscription.  

En esta casa estuvo el primer teatro de la ciudad “Juan Ruiz de Alarcón” que ocupaba parte de la antigua Ermita de Sn. Pedro. Fue inaugurado por el Gob. Francisco Leyva en 1872 y destruido por un incendio en 1875, edificándose después el teatro Porfirio Diaz llamado hoy Morelos a espaldas de este edificio.

English translation:
In this house was the first theater of the city, known as the "Juan Ruiz de Alarcón". It occupied part of the old Hermitage of San Pedro. It was inaugurated by Governor Francisco Leyva in 1872 and destroyed by a fire in 1875. Later the Porfirio Diaz Theater, now called today the Morelos Theater, was built behind this building.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 18° 55.322′ N, 99° 14.213′ W. Marker is in Cuernavaca, Morelos. Marker is at the intersection of Juan Ruiz de Alarcón and Calle Lic. Ignacio L. Rayón, on the left when traveling south on Juan Ruiz de Alarcón. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Juan Ruiz de Alarcón 13, Cuernavaca MOR 62000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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walking distance of this marker. U.A.E.M. Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); "La Casona" (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Alexander von Humboldt (about 90 meters away); Parish of Guadalupe (about 120 meters away); Cathedral of Cuernavaca (about 180 meters away); First Franciscans in Cuernavaca (about 180 meters away); Temixco Massacre (about 210 meters away); Samir Flores Soberanes (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuernavaca.
 
First Theatre of Cuernavaca and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2022
2. First Theatre of Cuernavaca and Marker
The nearby Morelos Theatre image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2022
3. The nearby Morelos Theatre
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 1, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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