Celaya in Municipality of Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Independence Column of Celaya
La Columna de Independencia de Celaya
A la perpetua memoria de la Independencia
Estas armas blazon glorioso de la patria
En monumento de su fidelidad y amor.
Erigio Celaya año de 1823 2º de su libertad.
The glorious symbols of the nation
Are a monument to her fidelity and love.
Created by Celaya in 1823, the 2nd year of liberty.
Location. 20° 31.334′ N, 100° 48.732′ W. Marker is in Celaya, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Celaya. Marker is on Calle Independencia just south of Calle Francisco I. Madero, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Celaya, Guanajuato 38000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Temple of Saint Francis (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of San Francisco - Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); Celaya's Water Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (within shouting distance of this The First Franciscans in Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Celaya (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Ex-Convent of the Temple of Saint Augustine (about 210 meters away); Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Celaya.
Regarding Independence Column of Celaya. This monument to Mexican Independence, one of the earliest constructed only two years after final independence was gained in 1821, was designed by Celaya's own most famous architect Tresguerras.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.