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El Pueblito in Municipality of La Corregidora, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

 
 
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 23, 2017
1. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker
Inscription.
“Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla”
“Siendo contra los clamores
de la naturaleza
vender a los hombres,
quedan abolidas las leyes
de la esclavitud”
El H. Ayuntamiento de
Corregidora, Qro.
1982-1985

English translation:
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
“As it is against the clamor of nature to sell other men, the laws of slavery are hereby abolished”
The Honorable Municipal Council of
Corregidora, Querétaro
1982-1985

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Erected 1982 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Corregidora 1982-1985.
 
Location. 20° 32.563′ N, 100° 26.397′ W. Marker is in El Pueblito, Querétaro, in Municipality of La Corregidora. Marker is on Calle Hidalgo just from Calle Fray Sebastián Gallegos, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Pueblito, Querétaro 76915, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cornelio Arellano Cárdenas (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); El Cerrito ("The Little Hill") (approx. 0.9 kilometers
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 23, 2017
2. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Marker
away); The Altar of the Skulls (approx. one kilometer away); The Plaza of the Dancers (approx. one kilometer away); Father Joseph Kentenich (approx. 3.1 kilometers away); The Parish of Cristo Rey (approx. 6.1 kilometers away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. 6.1 kilometers away); Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro (approx. 6.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Pueblito.
 
Regarding Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. Hidalgo made this famous decree abolishing slavery in Guadalajara on November 29, 1810 during the height of his first attempt at independence from Spain. He would be executed by the Spanish as a traitor on July 30, 1811. The first post-independence proclamation abolishing slavery in Mexico would finally be issued by Guadalupe Victoria on September 16, 1825.
 
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Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla statue and marker in the distance image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 23, 2017
3. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla statue and marker in the distance
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 23, 2017
4. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla statue
This statue is similar to the Hidalgo statue in the center of Querétaro's Alameda Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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