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

Narciso María Loreto de la Canal

 
 
Narciso María Loreto de la Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
1. Narciso María Loreto de la Canal Marker
Inscription.
Casa del Cnel.
Narciso-Ma Loreto-de-la-Canal
Simpatizador de
la Independencia
de México.
Socd Amigos de Sn Miguel

English translation:
House of Colonel
Narciso María Loreto de la Canal
Sympathizer with Mexico’s Independence
Society of Friends of San Miguel

 
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel.
 
Location. 20° 54.867′ N, 100° 44.652′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Canal and Calle Hidalgo, on the left when traveling west on Calle Canal. 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. First Independent Municipality of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Juan Umarán (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Ignacio Allende (within shouting distance of this marker); Friar Juan de San Miguel (within shouting distance of this marker); Here Independence was Planned
Narciso María Loreto de la Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
2. Narciso María Loreto de la Canal Marker
The marker is on the right side of the nearest column. The building was the Colonel Loreto de la Canal's residence as Mayor. The colonel was also the head of the Queen's Dragoons of the Spanish Royal Army in San Miguel. At the start of the independence movement in 1810 he left his weapons and supplies to the rebels and left town.
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Allende's Independence Meetings (about 90 meters away); Monument to José Diez de Sollano y Dávalos (about 90 meters away); Master Builder Ceferino Gutiérrez Muñóz (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Narciso María Loreto de la Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
3. Narciso María Loreto de la Canal Marker
The building is known as the "Casa del Mayorazgo de la Canal" (House of the Mayor de la Canal) and is now a Banamex-funded museum.
 
 
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 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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