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Zacatlán in Municipality of Zacatlán, Puebla, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Calvary Chapel of Zacatlán

 
 
Calvary Chapel of Zacatlán Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 2, 2016
1. Calvary Chapel of Zacatlán Marker
Inscription.
Capilla del Calvario
Edificada probablemente en el siglo XVII, en esta capilla fueron sepultados hacia 1880 los señores Ramón Vicente y Manuel Márquez. Entre 1896 y 1897 los vecinos del barrio de Ayehualulco se unieron para recuperarla al culto. En 1915 las villistas primero y carrancistas después la ocuparon para cuartel. En 1918 fue reparada nuevamente.

English translation:
Calvary Chapel of Zacatlán
Most likely built in the 17th century, in this chapel were buried Ramón Vicente and Manuel Márquez by 1880. Between 1896 and 1897 the neighbors of the district of Ayehualulco united to recover it as a church. In 1915 it was occupied first by followers of Villa and then by Carrancistas as a barracks. In 1918 it was repaired again for use as a chapel.
 
Location. 19° 56.401′ N, 97° 57.573′ W. Marker is in Zacatlán, Puebla, in Municipality of Zacatlán. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Canuillas and Calle Nicolás Bravo, on the right when traveling west on Calle Canuillas. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Ramón Marquez Galindo (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Franciscan Temple (approx. one kilometer away); Manuela Álvarez Elementary School
Calvary Chapel of Zacatlán Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 2, 2016
2. Calvary Chapel of Zacatlán Marker
(approx. one kilometer away); The House of Culture of Zacatlán (approx. one kilometer away).
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionMan-Made FeaturesWars, Non-US
 
Interior of the Calvary Chapel of Zacatlán image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 2, 2016
3. Interior of the Calvary Chapel of Zacatlán
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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