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Cadereyta in Municipality of Cadereyta de Montes, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir

Cadereyta de Montes - Pueblo Mágico

 
 
Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
1. Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir Marker
Inscription.
Pilancón
A finales del siglo XVIll y principios del XIX se inicia la construcción de "Las Fuentes y Pilancón". Esta obra tuvo como objetivo la captación de aguas pluviales para proveer del precioso líquido a Cadereyta. El Carrizal, La de en Medio, El Pinito, La Mayor y San Antonio son los nombres de las cinco fuentes; cabe mencionar que la fuente de San Antonio no recibía agua del arroyo, pues es esta un manantial, la cual le dio bebida hasta el año de 1956, fecha en que se inaugura el servicio de agua potable.

English:
Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir
In the late XVIII century and the early XIX "Las Fuentes y Pilancón" (Fountains and Reservoir). This work was aimed at collecting rainwater to provide of precious liquid to Cadereyta. El Carrizal, La de en Medio, El Pinito, La Mayor and San Antonio are the names of the five fountains; it is worth to mention that the fountain of San Antonio did not receive water from the stream, because this is a wellspring, wich gave drink until the year 1956, when the wáter service is inaugurated.

 
Erected by Municipio de Cadereyta.
 
Location. 20° 41.513′ N, 99° 48.682′ W. Marker is in Cadereyta, Querétaro
Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
2. Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir Marker
The marker is to the left of a map of the municipality of Caderetya de Montes. In the distance is an aqueduct that fed rainwater into the reservoir.
, in Municipality of Cadereyta de Montes. Marker is on Heróico Colegio Militar just east of Calle Los Suspiros, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cadereyta, Querétaro 76500, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Friar Pablo de Betancur (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Temple of the Holy Solitude (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Temple of the Holy Ladder (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Lope Díez de Aux de Armendáriz (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Temple of Our Lady of Refuge (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); St. Sebastian's Temple (approx. 14.5 kilometers away); Bernal Magic Town (approx. 14.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadereyta.
 
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Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
3. Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir Marker
The marker is to the left of the observation stand in the center of this view across the reservoir.
Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
4. Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir
This view shows how the corners of the reservoir were equipped with stairs that allowed people to walk down to take water from the reservoir.
Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir, "El Pilancón" image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
5. Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir, "El Pilancón"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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