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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Parish of Santiago

Formerly Church of the Jesuit College

 
 
Parish of Santiago Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
1. Parish of Santiago Marker
The marker is a two-sided, bilingual marker.
Inscription.
Parroquia de Santiago
Antigua Iglesia del Colegio Jesuita
Llegados a Querétaro en el siglo XVII, los clérigos de la Compañía de Jesús fundaron en 1625 los Colegios de San Ignacio de Loyola y San Francisco Xavier, y con ellos, el Templo, que fue reedificado hacia 1689 con la intervención del benefactor Juan Caballero y Osio.

Al ser expulsados de Nueva España los jesuitas, a mediados del siglo XVIII, cesó la actividad de los colegios, hasta que en 1771 el inmueble fue entregado a José de la Vía, primer cura del clero secular de la ciudad, con la disposición de trasladar a este espacio la Parroquia de Santiago, cuya sede se situaba en el Santuario de Guadalupe.

English:
Parish of Santiago
Formerly Church of the Jesuit College
Arriving Queretaro in the 17th century, the clergy of the Compañia de Jesus in 1625 founded the Colleges of San Ignacio de Loyola and San Francisco Xavier together with a church.

This building was rebuilt in 1689 with Juan Caballero y Osio as a benefactor. With the expulsion of the Jesuits from New Spain 1767, the schools closed.

In 1771 the property was transferred to Jose de la Via, first curate of the secular clergy in the city, with the provision that it be transferred to the area of the Parish of Santiago the site of
Parish of Santiago Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 15, 2017
2. Parish of Santiago Marker
The marker is relatively difficult to see in this view, just to the right of the entryway to the church. The church was preparing to celebrate St. James' feast day on July 25 and the area around the marker is darkened due to the additional coverings placed over the entryway.
which is located near the Sanctuary of Guadalupe.
 
Location. 20° 35.699′ N, 100° 23.36′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle 16 de Septiembre just east of Calle Próspero C. Vega, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple of the Congregation (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Arcade of Samaniego (about 180 meters away); Licenciado Lorenzo de la Parra (about 180 meters away); House of Mariano Lara (about 180 meters away); El Mexicano Fountain (about 180 meters away); Ignacio Pérez (about 210 meters away); Venustiano Carranza Garza (about 210 meters away); Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
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The Parish of Santiago and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 12, 2017
3. The Parish of Santiago and Marker
An interior view of the Parish of Santiago image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 15, 2017
4. An interior view of the Parish of Santiago
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on September 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on July 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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