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

Benito Juárez in Querétato

 
 
Benito Juárez in Querétato Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
1. Benito Juárez in Querétato Marker
The marker has faded over the last 110 years and can be hard to read.
Inscription.
En dos memorables épocas históricas estuvo alojado en este palacio
el benemérito ciudadano,
Benito Juarez.
Presidente de la Republica Mexicana.
4 de junio de 1863
cuando atravesó el país para salvar la dignidad
de la patria combatida por la invasión extranjera
y 5 de julio de 1867 despues de haber salvado
la soberanía de la Republica.
Colocase esta lapida conmemorativa
en el primer centenario del nacimiento
del esclarecido patriota,
21 de marzo de 1806.
Marzo 21 de 1906.

English translation:
On two memorable and historical occasions
the esteemed citizen,
Benito Juarez
President of the Mexican Republic
was housed in this palace.
On June 4, 1863, when he crossed the country to save the dignity of the nation shaken by foreign invasion
and on July 5, 1867 after having saved the sovereignty of the Republic.
This commemorative memorial is placed on the first centenary of the birth of the enlightened patriot,
March 21, 1806
March 21, 1906.

 
Erected 1906.
 
Location. 20° 35.467′ N, 100° 23.772′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Francisco
Additional nearby marker on the 1947 restoration of the palace image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
2. Additional nearby marker on the 1947 restoration of the palace
The palace was restored during the Presidency of Miguel Alemán. The marker reads:

Con fondos del erario del estado se reconstruyo y adapto este palacio. Se digno inaugurarlo el C. Lic. Miguel Aleman, Presidente Constitucional de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, el dia 1º de octubre de 1947.
Las obras de reconstrucción y adaptación se iniciaron el mes de enero de 1944, por orden del C. Gobernador Constitucional del estado, Lic. Agapito Pozo, bajo cuya administración se llevaron al cabo.
I. Madero just east of Calle Melchor Ocampo, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 66 Calle Francisco I. Madero, Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Manuel Montes Collantes (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); “Carmelites” Temple and Convent (about 120 meters away); Fountain of Santo Domingo (about 150 meters away); Vicente Guerrero (about 150 meters away); Vicente Guerrero Garden (about 150 meters away); Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman (about 210 meters away); Temple of the Ex-Convent of Santa Clara de Jesus (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Benito Juárez in Querétato Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
3. Benito Juárez in Querétato Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance. To the right is the associated marker on the restoration of the palace in 1947.
 
 
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 122 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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