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

Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro

 
 
Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2017
1. Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro Marker
Inscription.
Hoy, 24 de febrero de 1951 se declara solemnemente la inauguracion de la Universidad de Querétaro, con residencia en la ciudad del mismo nombre, capital del Estado de Querétaro, Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Esta Institucion fue fundada por iniciativa del actual Gobernador Constitucional , Dr. Octavio S. Mondragón, y es su primer Rector el C. Lic. Fernando Díaz Ramírez.

Firmas de representantes de la universidad y gobierno

English translation:
Today, on February 24, 1951, it is solemnly declared that the University of Querétaro is inaugurated, with its residence in the city of the same name, the capital of the State of Querétaro, in these United Mexican States. This Institution was founded through the initiative of the current Constitutional Governor, Dr. Octavio S. Mondragón, and its first Rector Fernando Díaz Ramírez.

Signatures of university and government representatives
 
Erected 1951.
 
Location. 20° 35.492′ N, 100° 24.588′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Circuito Universitario, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is to the right of the entrance to the Fernando
An additional marker to the right of the featured marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2017
2. An additional marker to the right of the featured marker
This additional marker commemorates the University being named as the "Cultural Heritage of the People of Querétaro" in 2002.
Díaz Ramírez Auditorium at the Autonomous University of Querétaro (UAQ). Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76010, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hill of the Bells (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); General Mariano Escobedo (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Parish of Cristo Rey (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Félix Nabor Osores de Sotomayor García (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Francisco I. Madero (approx. one kilometer away); Fountain of Capulines (approx. one kilometer away); Birthplace of Manuel Montes Collantes (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Categories. Education
 
Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2017
3. Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro Marker
The marker is the larger marker to the right of the entrance to the Fernando Díaz Ramírez Auditorium. The smaller marker to its right is dedicated to the University being named as the "Cultural Heritage of the People of Querétaro" in 2002.
A statue of a Mesoamerican ball game player image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2017
4. A statue of a Mesoamerican ball game player
This statue is at the center of a fountain near the University of Querétaro's central plaza, just west of the featured marker. It represents a Mesoamerican ball game player with a globe instead of a rubber ball. A ball game player is included as a part of the university's crest.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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