San Cristóbal de las Casas in Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico — The Southeast
María Adelina Flores Morales
Benefactora de la Educacion
Fundo y dirigio el emerito Colegio “La Enseñanza” primaria y normal y las escuelas gratuitas para obreros, campesinos y mujeres trabajadoras, cuando no existian instituciones oficiales de esos niveles, fue sincera indigenista y entrego su vida al servicio de la educación.
Homenaje del H. Ayuntamiento y de la Sociedad de Ex-Alumnos
San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas 11-XI-1999
(November 11, 1895 – January 23, 1963)
Supporter of Education
She founded and directed the highly regarded "La Enseñanza" School, which included both elementary education and teachers’ training. She also started and taught at free schools for workers and women, at a time when no other institutions for those populations existed. She was genuinely interested in indigenous people and gave her life to the service of education.
Tribute from the Honorable Town Council and The Alumni Society
San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas – November 11, 1999
Erected 1999 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de San Cristóbal y de la Sociedad de Ex-Alumnos.
Location. Touch for map. The marker is on Calle Miguel Hidalgo, which is limited to pedestrians only for this part of the street. Marker is in this post office area: San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas 29250, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ángel Robles Ramírez (here, next to this marker); Prudencio Moscoso Pastrana (a few steps from this marker); Hermilo López Sánchez (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Mazariegos House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); General Crescencio Rosas y Tejada (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Hotel Ciudad Real (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Hotel Misión Grand (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Cristóbal de las Casas.
Categories. • Education • Native Americans •
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