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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Foundations of the Convent of San Francisco

 
 
Foundations of the Convent of San Francisco Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 23, 2017
1. Foundations of the Convent of San Francisco Marker
Inscription.
Cimiento del muro que delimitó el huerto del convento de San Francisco durante el periodo virreinal. Debido a la aplicación de las leyes de Reforma fue demolido en la segunda mitad del Siglo XIX

English translation:
These are remnants of the garden wall foundation of the convent of San Francisco from the viceroy period. Due to the application of the Reform Laws the convent was demolished during the second half of the 19th century.

 
Location. 20° 35.505′ N, 100° 23.505′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from Calle Benito Juárez just south of Calle Francisco I. Madero, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is near the northwest entrance to an underground parking lot, indicating that the foundation walls were at least 3 to 4 meters deep. The parking lot is just south of the Gran Hotel underneath the Plaza de la Constitución.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Convent of San Francisco (within shouting distance of this marker); José M. Arteaga (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo (about 90 meters
Foundations of the Convent of San Francisco Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 23, 2017
2. Foundations of the Convent of San Francisco Marker
The marker and the remnant of the convent's foundation wall.
away, measured in a direct line); The Royal Inland Road (about 90 meters away); Ex-convent and Temple of San Francisco (about 150 meters away); The House of the Marquesa (about 180 meters away); The Flor Baja Fountain (about 180 meters away); Residence of Epigmenio and Emeterio González (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
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Foundations of the Convent of San Francisco Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 23, 2017
3. Foundations of the Convent of San Francisco Marker
The marker is to the far left in this view of the pedestrian entrance to the parking garage.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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