San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The First Spanish Prisoners
Aquí fueron recluidos
16 de septiembre de 1810.
Here were held
the first Spanish prisoners
September 16, 1810
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 20° 54.965′ N, 100° 44.483′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Memorial can be reached from Calle Colegio just north of Calle Mesones, on the left. The markers are on the facade of the Colegio de San Francisco Sales (College of Saint Francis of Sales), just north of the Plaza Cívica. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Allende GTO 37700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Pedro Vargas (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri (within shouting distance of this marker); Tellez Delgado Gas Pump (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Doctor Juan Antonio Pérez de Espinosa (about 90 meters Luis Neri de Alfaro y Velázquez (about 120 meters away); The Remains of the Insurgents (about 150 meters away); Tribute to the Battle of Puebla (about 150 meters away); Saint Francis Religious Ensemble (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
Regarding The First Spanish Prisoners. The marker refers to the first hours of the Mexican War of Independence and that Spanish loyalists were jailed here by the insurgents.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 2. submitted on October 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 3. submitted on October 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 4. submitted on October 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.