Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
de la Patria,
de la Independencia
erige este monumento
Septiembre 16 de
To the Hero of the Nation,
the leader of National Independence.
This monument is erected through the gratefulness
of the people of Querétaro.
September 16, 1897.
Erected 1897 by Pueblo de Querétaro.
Location. 20° 35.277′ N, 100° 23.277′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from Calle Ignacio Zaragoza half a kilometer from Avenida Luis Pasteur Sur. Touch for map. The marker and monument are in the center of the Alameda City Park in Quéretaro, bound by Calle Zaragoza and Avenida Pasteur. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Alameda Hidalgo (a few steps from this marker); José López Alavés (within shouting distance of this marker); Bronze Map of the City of Santiago de Querétaro (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Christopher Columbus Plaza History of Querétaro (about 210 meters away); Fountain of the Hanged (about 240 meters away); Professor Eduardo Loarca Castillo (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Saint Junípero Serra (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Regarding Miguel Hidalgo. The fact that the monument does not have to expressly name Miguel Hidalgo as part of the text is a testament to the part he played in starting the Mexican independence movement.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 217 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.