Colonia San Ángel in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Parish of San Jacinto
Parroquia de San Jacinto
Puestos los dominicos por Hernán Cortés para la guía religiosa de esta comunidad, fundan la iglesia de Tenanitla, parroquia desde 1580. San Jacinto, quien fuera amigo y compañero de Santo Domingo de Guzmán, fue canonizado en 1594, poniendo asi al parroquia bajo su advocación.
With the Dominicans appointed by Hernán Cortés as the religious guides of this community, they founded the church of Tenanitla, and it has been a parish since 1580. San Jacinto (Saint Hyacinth), a friend and companion of Saint Domingo de Guzmán, was canonized in 1594, and this parish was soon after named for him.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1580.
Location. 19° 20.66′ N, 99° 11.536′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia San Ángel. Marker can be reached from Calle del Doctor Gálvez. The marker is on the south side of San Jacinto Park in the San Ángel neighborhood, near Calle Dr. Gálvez. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle del Dr Gálvez 20BIS, Ciudad de México 01060, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least General José Frontera (within shouting distance of this marker); Tribute to John Riley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Saint Patrick Battalion (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Del Carmen Convent (about 210 meters away); The Dolphin House/House of the Marquess of Sierra Nevada (about 210 meters away); House of José Fernández de Lizardi (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Independence of Mexico (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); House of José Joaquín Herrera (approx. 3.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
Regarding Parish of San Jacinto. San Jacinto was Saint Hyacinth of Poland (ca. 1185-1257), Dominican priest and companion of the founder of the Dominicans, Saint Domingo de Guzmán.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.