El Pueblito in Municipality of La Corregidora, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
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
“As it is against the clamor of nature to sell other men, the laws of slavery are hereby abolished”
The Honorable Municipal Council of
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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); Hermitage of the Virgin of El Pueblito (approx. half El Cerrito ("The Little Hill") (approx. 0.9 kilometers 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); Gustavo Sanmartin Villegas (approx. 4.3 kilometers away); Founders of the Association of the Heroic Military College (approx. 5.6 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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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 71 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.