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Santiago de Querétaro in Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Manuel de la Peña y Peña

Final Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

 
 
Manuel de la Peña y Peña Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
1. Manuel de la Peña y Peña Marker
Inscription.  
En esta casa el 30 de mayo de 1848,
el Presidente de la República, Lic. D.
Manuel de la Peña y Peña
autorizó con su firma el Tratado de Paz
con los Estados Unidos de Norte America
Comisión Local de Turismo - 1947

English translation:
In this house on May 30, 1848,
the President of the Republic
Manuel de la Peña y Peña
signed the Treaty of Peace
with the United States of North America
Local Tourism Commission - 1947

 
Erected 1947 by Comisión Local de Turismo.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, Mexican-American. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 1848.
 
Location. 20° 35.62′ N, 100° 23.712′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro. Marker is on 29 Miguel Hidalgo. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro QUE 76000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin N. Velasco Military Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple and former Convent of Capuchins (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Alley of Matamoros (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana (about 90 meters away); Last Prison of Maximilian (about 90 meters away); Temple and former Convent of Santa Clara (about 210 meters away); Temple of the Ex-Convent of Santa Clara de Jesus (about 210 meters away); Vicente Guerrero (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding Manuel de la Peña y Peña. The Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo ending the Mexican-American War was initially negotiated and signed on February 2, 1848. The U.S. Congress then further modified the treaty and it was finally ratified on May 30, 1848 in this house by Mexican President de la Peña y Peña. Interestingly, the final treaty makes no mention of Texas or the boundary dispute that the U.S. had used as a provocation to start the war. The war had lasted almost two years and saw Mexico lose almost 55% of her territory. The U.S. gained all or parts of 10 future states at the cost of some 13,000 dead and the payment of $15 million to
Manuel de la Peña y Peña Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
2. Manuel de la Peña y Peña Marker
The marker is to the left of the main door of the building.
Mexico.
 
Manuel de la Peña y Peña Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 17, 2018
3. Manuel de la Peña y Peña Marker
Manuel de la Peña y Peña image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
4. Manuel de la Peña y Peña
This portrait from ca. 1850 by an unknown artist can be seen at the Museo Nacional de Historia (National History Museum) at Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City, Mexico.
Instituto Guadalupano additional marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
5. Instituto Guadalupano additional marker
This marker to the right of the door reads, "Casa que ocupo el Instituto Guadalupano hasta el año de 1814. Posteriormente Colegio Anaya. Sus discipulos dedican este homenaje a su Fundador y Director Señor Profesor Don Manuel C. Anaya en el cuadragesivo aniversario de su muerte, 4 de noviembre de 1959. (Guadalupe Institute until 1814, later The Anaya School. The former students dedicate this tribute to the Founder and Director Professor Manuel C. Anaya on the 40th anniversary of his death, November 4, 1959).
Table used in the final ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 26, 2017
6. Table used in the final ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
This 18th century table, used to sign the final ratification of the treaty is now at the Querétaro Regional Museum in the ex-convent of San Francisco in downtown Querétaro.
An interior view of the property at Miguel Hidalgo 29. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 10, 2019
7. An interior view of the property at Miguel Hidalgo 29.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   3. submitted on September 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   4. submitted on November 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   5. submitted on November 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   6. submitted on May 26, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   7. submitted on January 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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