Celaya in Municipality of Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
un paso mas en el camino
de la insurgencia.
Al que abrio las puertas
de la libertad
los grilletes en derechos.
Dedicated to the one that opened the doors of liberty and converted shackles into rights.
Erected 1960 by Pueblo de Celaya con fondos del erario municipal.
Location. 20° 31.371′ N, 100° 48.733′ W. Marker is in Celaya, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Celaya. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Independencia and Calle Francisco I. Madero, in the median on Calle Independencia. 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 San Francisco - Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Column of Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of Saint Francis (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Celaya's Water Tower (about The First Franciscans in Celaya (about 120 meters away); The History of Celaya (about 210 meters away); The Temple and Ex-convent of Our Lady of Carmen (about 210 meters away); Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Celaya.
Regarding Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. Due to the fame of Hidalgo and his place in beginning the struggle for Mexican Independence, he is not specifically named on the monument.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 16, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.