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

Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana

 
 
Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
1. Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana Marker
Inscription.  
Texto no legible
y fortaleza del Señor
Marques de la Villa del
Villar del Aguila

y a su nobilísima esposa la Señora
Marquesa,
en la maravillosa obra de la
introducción del agua potable
a esta ciudad de Queretaro.
La actual generación dedica
esta memoria.
Año de 1938 Octubre 12

English translation:
Unreadable text
and strength of the
Marquis de la Villa del Villar del Aguila
and his noble wife the Lady Marquise,
for the wonderful work of the introduction of drinking water
to this city of Querétaro.
The present generation dedicates this tribute.
October 12, 1938

 
Erected 1938.
 
Location. 20° 35.634′ N, 100° 23.666′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Miguel Hidalgo just east of Calle Ignacio Allende Norte, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers.
Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
2. Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manuel de la Peña y Peña (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Alley of Matamoros (about 120 meters away); Benjamin N. Velasco Military Institute (about 120 meters away); Cantina "El Puerto de Mazatlán" (about 150 meters away); Temple and Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (about 150 meters away); Temple and former Convent of Capuchins (about 150 meters away); Last Prison of Maximilian (about 150 meters away); Former hospital of San José de Gracia (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana. Juan Antonio Urrutia y Arana was the Marquis de la Villa de Villar de Aguila. He financed a water project in the 18th century which brought clean spring water directly into the city of Querétaro.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 17, 2018
3. Tribute to Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 106 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on September 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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