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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Josefa Vergara y Hernández

 
 
Josefa Vergara y Hernández Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2016
1. Josefa Vergara y Hernández Marker
Inscription.  
Doña
Josefa Vergara y Hernandez
(1747-1809)
Eximia benefactor queretana, quien siendo de origen humilde lego la cuantiosa fortuna que hizo con su trabajo a obras de beneficencia en favor de la niñez y la juventud queretanas que aun hoy dia, siguen disfrutando de sus beneficios.
H. Ayuntamiento 1985-1988

English translation:
Josefa Vergara y Hernández
(1747-1809)
The distinguished philanthropist of Querétaro, who although of humble origin made a large fortune and donated it all to works of charity in favor of children and young people, who continue to enjoy their benefits even today.
Honorable City Hall 1985-1988

 
Erected by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Querétaro 1985-1988.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkColonial Era.
 
Location. 20° 35.566′ N, 100° 22.83′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from Calle Ejército Republicano
Josefa Vergara y Hernández Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 15, 2019
2. Josefa Vergara y Hernández Marker
just from Calle La Estrella. The marker and statue are on the grounds of the Cemetery of the Illustrious of Querétaro (Panteón de los Queretanos Ilustres). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76020, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlos Septién Garcia (here, next to this marker); Andrés Balvanera Martínez (here, next to this marker); Luis Vega Monroy (here, next to this marker); María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes (here, next to this marker); General José María Arteaga Magallanes (here, next to this marker); Félix Osores y Sotomayor (here, next to this marker); José María Truchuelo Ruíz (a few steps from this marker); José Guadalupe Ramírez Álvarez (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
A portrait of Josefa Vergara y Hernández in the nearby chapel image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 15, 2019
3. A portrait of Josefa Vergara y Hernández in the nearby chapel
Josefa Vergara y Hernández statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 15, 2019
4. Josefa Vergara y Hernández statue
Josefa Vergara y Hernández tomb, nearby at the Assumption Chapel of the Templo de la Santa Cruz image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 8, 2020
5. Josefa Vergara y Hernández tomb, nearby at the Assumption Chapel of the Templo de la Santa Cruz
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2, 3, 4. submitted on October 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on March 7, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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