San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Here Independence was Planned
de la Nueva España
Here was planned the Independence
of New Spain
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 20° 54.874′ N, 100° 44.604′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of San Miguel de Allende. Memorial is at the intersection of Calle San Francisco and Portal de Guadalupe, on the right when traveling west on Calle San Francisco. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 37700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allende's Independence Meetings (within shouting distance of this marker); First Independent Municipality of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Ignacio Aldama (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Francisco LanzagortaHouse of the Primogeniture of de la Canal (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Narciso María Loreto de la Canal (about 90 meters away); Site of the Primitive Post Office (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
Regarding Here Independence was Planned. Pro-independence conspirators met in this house prior to the start of the independence movement on September 16, 1810.
The marker uses the name New Spain as that was how Mexico was known during the colonial period.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 185 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.