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San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Allende's Independence Meetings

 
 
Allende's Independence Meetings Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
1. Allende's Independence Meetings Marker
Inscription.
En el entresuelo de esta casa, con
pretexto de bailes que se daban en
la sala, D. Ignacio Allende y las personas
comprometidas se reunian para
tratar de los medios adecuados para
lograr la Independencia Nacional.
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El H. Ayuntamiento acordo se erigiese esta
inscripción el dia 16 de septiembre de 1898.

English translation:
In the mezzanine of this house, under the pretext of dances that were given in the room, Ignacio Allende and those others committed to the cause met to try to find the right means to achieve National Independence.
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The Honorable Municipal Council agreed to erect this inscription on September 16, 1898.

 
Erected 1898 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Allende.
 
Location. 20° 54.888′ N, 100° 44.6′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is on Calle Relox just north of Calle Principal (San Francisco), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 37700, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Here Independence was Planned (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Ignacio Aldama
Allende's Independence Meetings Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
2. Allende's Independence Meetings Marker
The marker can be seen here between two second-story windows.
(within shouting distance of this marker); First Independent Municipality of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Francisco Lanzagorta (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Narciso María Loreto de la Canal (about 90 meters away); General Mariano Escobedo (about 90 meters away); María del Refugio Aguilar y Torres (about 120 meters away); Master Builder Ceferino Gutiérrez Muñóz (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Regarding Allende's Independence Meetings. The marker refers to the conspiratorial meetings that occurred here prior to the beginning of the struggle for Mexican Independence from Spain in 1810.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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