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Colón in Municipality of Colón, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

“La Gaviota”

 

—Ruta Cristera —

 
"La Gaviota" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
1. "La Gaviota" Marker
Inscription.
“La Gaviota”
El inmueble perteneció a Don Amado de la Mota,
el comercio se llamó “La Gaviota” en el siglo XIX.
Casa habitada por Don Marciano de León Granados,
músico, poeta, autor del “Corrido a Colón”,
“La Dolorosa” y fundador del Mariachi “Colón”,
recopilador de los “Testimonios del
Movimiento Cristero en Colón”.

English translation:
“La Gaviota”
This building originally belonged to Amado de la Mota. It was a business known as “The Gull” (La Gaviota) in the 19th century. The house was the residence of Marciano de León Granados: musician, poet and author of the “Corrido a Colón”, “La Dolorosa” and founder of the mariachi group “Colón”. He collected the “Testimonies of the Cristero Movement in Colón”.

 
Erected by Municipio de Colón, Presidencia Municipal 2012-2015.
 
Location. 20° 47.28′ N, 100° 2.74′ W. Marker is in Colón, Querétaro, in Municipality of Colón. Marker is on Calle Héroes de la Revolución just south of Calle Sonora, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colón, Querétaro 76270, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers.
"La Gaviota" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2017
2. "La Gaviota" Marker
The marker can be seen underneath the corridor of the building, still in commercial use.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The House of Amado de la Mota (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to the Mexican Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Vero's Handicrafts (within shouting distance of this marker); "La Purísima" (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple of San Francisco de Asís (about 90 meters away); The Parish of San Francisco (about 120 meters away); Norberto García de la Vega (about 150 meters away); The Landaverde House (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colón.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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