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Jalpan de Serra in Municipality of Jalpan de Serra, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Jalpan

 
 
250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Jalpan Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 3, 2017
1. 250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Jalpan Marker
Inscription.
Jalpan...voz nahuatl que significa lugar sobre la arena del cerro, arena que torno argamasa magnifica de barroquismo y exhuberancia petrea, orgullo arquitectonico de donde partiera la empresa civilizadora que llego hasta la Alta California, por ello sociedad civil y gobierno en el 250 aniversario de su fundacion dejan testimonio de gratitud a quienes con su sacrificio lograron la construccion de este hermoso monumento para la propagacion de la fe.
Mayo de 1994

English translation:
Jalpan... a Nahuatl word that means "place on the sand of the hill", whose sand would become the magnificent Baroque mortar of this exuberance set in stone, our architectural pride from where civilization was carried all the way to Alta California. Civil society and government, on the 250th anniversary of its foundation, give this testimony of gratitude to those who with their sacrifice managed to build this beautiful monument for the propagation of faith.
May 1994

 
Erected 1994 by Sociedad civil y gobierno.
 
Location. 21° 13.008′ N, 99° 28.427′ W. Marker is in Jalpan de Serra, Querétaro, in Municipality of Jalpan de Serra. Marker can be reached from Calle Independencia
250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Jalpan Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 3, 2017
2. 250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Jalpan Marker
The marker is to the right of the mission’s entryway.
just east of Calle Abasolo, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is mounted to the facade of the Santiago Apóstol Mission Church at Jalpan, to the right of the main entryway. Marker is in this post office area: Jalpan de Serra, Querétaro 76340, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chronology of the Saint James Mission of Jalpan (within shouting distance of this marker); Sierra Gorda Franciscan Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Friar Junipero Serra (within shouting distance of this marker); The Francisco Javier Mina Federal Secondary School (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
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An additional marker to the right of the Mission Church at Jalpan image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 3, 2017
3. An additional marker to the right of the Mission Church at Jalpan
This additional marker is further to the right of the church, near a secondary entrance to the mission grounds. It mentions that the Mission was named a Querétaro State Cultural Heritage Site (Patrimonio Cultural del Estado) on July 12, 2002.
An additional marker inside of the Mission church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 3, 2017
4. An additional marker inside of the Mission church
This additional marker is on the right wall after entering the church. It was placed in 1984 on the 200th anniversary of Junípero Serra's death in 1784.
The altar of the Mission Church of Jalpan image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 3, 2017
5. The altar of the Mission Church of Jalpan
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3, 4, 5. submitted on November 20, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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