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Mérida in Municipality of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

The Municipal Palace

 
 
The Municipal Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 12, 2017
1. The Municipal Palace Marker
Inscription.
Palacio Municipal
Patrimonio de la Nación
Edificado en donde estuvo la plataforma de un edificio prehispánico conocido como Backluumchaan desde la fundación de la ciudad española, el Palacio Municipal tal y como se aprecia, tiene su origen en una construcción de dos niveles con corredores y arquerías edificada en la colonia, y que ha tenido varias modificaciones. En este sitio se concretó la independencia de Yucatán de la Corona Española, así como su anexión a México.

English:
Municipal Palace
National Heritage
Built over the former platform of a pre-Hispanic construction known as Backluumchaan, the Municipal Palace evolved form (sic) a construction of two levels with hallways and arches built during Colonial times. This building has been modified several times and it was the place where the independence of Yucatan from the Spanish Crown was concreted, and its annexation to Mexico was established.

Maya-Yucateco:
Palacio Municipal
U ti’al tuláakal u noj lú’umil México
Beeta’ab tu yóok’ol tu’uk yan ka’ach jump’éel úuchben maaya naj ku k’aba’tik backluumchaan le ka káajsa’ab le noj caja, je bix u yilavala’ le palacioa’ ka yaal beeta’anil yéetel u yaanalo’obe’ yaan u arcoilo’ob beeta’an tu k’iinilo’ob le coloniao’, ba’ale’
The Municipal Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 12, 2017
2. The Municipal Palace Marker
The marker is underneath the covered archway of the Municipal Palace of Mérida.
dzo’ok u ke’e’exel ya’ab u tenla, te’el kúuchila’ ti’ beeykun jatzikubáa Yucatán tu yáanal u t’aan u ajawil españai bey xan u t’aak’al ti Meexico.
 
Location. 20° 58.025′ N, 89° 37.462′ W. Marker is in Mérida, Yucatán, in Municipality of Mérida. Marker is on Calle 62, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mérida, Yucatán 97000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Los Peones" (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Writer José Peón Contreras (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Omnibus" (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Louvre" (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The House of Montejo (about 90 meters away); The Main Square of Merida (about 90 meters away); The Sheriff's House (about 120 meters away); The Little Rooster (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mérida.
 
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The Municipal Palace of Mérida image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 12, 2017
3. The Municipal Palace of Mérida
The Municipal Palace, seen towards the north. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 18, 2017
4. The Municipal Palace, seen towards the north.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 89 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on March 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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