Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Monument to Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez
Se erigió a la iniciativa de la Comision Central del Centenario de la Independencia y por suscripción popular del estado de Queretaro
Se inauguró por el C. Gobernador del estado Francisco G. de Cosio el 13 de septiembre de 1910.
Ingeniero Carlos Noriega proyectó y construyó
To Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez
This monument was erected through the initiative of the Central Commission of the Centennial of Independence and by popular subscription of the state of Querétaro
It was inaugurated by the Constitutional Governor of the state, Francisco G. de Cosio on the 13th of September of 1910.
Engineer Carlos Noriega designed and constructed this monument.
Location. 20° 35.636′ N, 100° 23.508′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Corregidora just from Andador 16 de Septiembre. Touch for map. The monument is in a small park at the corner of Calle Corregidora and Andador 16 de Septiembre. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" (here, next to this marker); Temple and Convent of San Antonio (within shouting distance of this marker); Ex-convent and Temple of San Francisco (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Residence of Epigmenio and Emeterio González (about 120 meters away); House of Mariano Lara (about 150 meters away); The Royal Inland Road (about 150 meters away); Temple of the Congregation (about 180 meters away); Ignacio Pérez (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Regarding Monument to Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez. The monument to the Corregidora is one of the main landmarks in the center of Querétaro.
Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez was one of the conspirators against Spanish rule during the first Mexican independence movement of 1810. Her famous message to Ignacio Allende in nearby Dolores kept many conspirators from being jailed and moved Miguel Hidalgo to proclaim Mexican independence on September 16, 1810.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.