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Colonia San Diego Churubusco in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco

 
 
Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco Marker
Inscription.  
Convento de Ntra Sra. de los Angeles de Churubusco construido por los RR. franciscanos y resconstruido en 1590. Su iglesia en 1668.
Dependencia de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos

English translation:
Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco constructed by the Franciscans and reconstructed in 1590. Church constructed in 1668.
Dependency of the Inspector General of Artistic and Historic Monuments

 
Erected by Dependencia de la Inspección General de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1590.
 
Location. 19° 21.278′ N, 99° 8.927′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia San Diego Churubusco. Marker can be reached from 20 de Agosto. The marker is directly inside on the right hand side of the entrance arch to the ex-convent and current museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de México 04120, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza (here, next to this marker); The Defense at the Battle of Churubusco (a few steps from this marker); Monument to the Mexican Fallen of 1847 (within shouting distance of this marker); Leon Trotsky’s Funeral Column (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Octavio Nicolás Fernández Vilchis (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Agustín Lara (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); House of Hernán Cortés (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); The Diego Rivera Anahuacalli Museum (approx. 3.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
2. Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco Marker
The marker can be seen inside the entryway of the ex-convent, directly above the security guard's head in this photo.
Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
3. Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco Marker
This entryway into the main convent building was used as a service yard ("patio de servicio") in the colonial period.
Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco additional marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
4. Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco additional marker
This additional marker is directly across from the main marker in the entry arch to the ex-convent. It reads:
Este convento fue defendido por las tropas mexicanas hasta consumir el ultimo cartucho contra las norteamericanas el 20 de Agosto de 1847 – 1947

English translation:
This convent was defended by Mexican troops until they used their last cartridge of bullets as they fought against the North Americans on August 20, 1847 – 1947.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 23, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   2, 3, 4. submitted on November 30, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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