Guanajuato in Municipality of Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem
cementerio del convento de
Belén, donde fueron sepultados
varios españoles, entre ellos el Intendente
Don Juan Antonio de Riaño
y Bárcenas, muertos el 28-IX-1810,
en la toma por los insurgentes de
la Alhóndiga de Granaditas y
ciudad de Gto.
Here was the cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem. Many Spanish that died on September 28, 1810 during the siege by the insurgents of the Alhóndiga of Granaditos and the city of Guanajuato were buried here, including the Intendent Juan Antonio de Riaño y Bárcenas.
Erected by Ayuntamiento de Guanajuato de 1989-1991.
Location. 21° 1.121′ N, 101° 15.449′ W. Marker is in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Guanajuato. Marker is on Cuesta de Mendizábal, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Cuesta de Mendizábal, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Burning of the Alhóndiga de Granaditas (within shouting distance of this marker); Casimiro Chowell J. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of Bethlehem Lieutenant José Francisco Valenzuela (about 90 meters away); José Martí in Mexico (about 90 meters away); The Bethlehemite Convent in Guanajuato (about 120 meters away); The Hidalgo Market (about 120 meters away); Temple and Plaza San Roque (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guanajuato.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 2. submitted on January 5, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.