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San Cristóbal de las Casas in Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico — The Southeast
 

The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
1. The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas Marker
Inscription.
Cuatro marcadores describen la historia de San Cristóbal de las Casas

San Cristobal de las Casas fue fundada por el Capitan Don Diego de Mazariegos, el 31 de marzo del año de 1528 con el nombre de Villa Real.

Fray Bartolome de las Casas, Defensor de los Indios
Primer Obispo de esta Diocesis que llego a Chiapas
Hizo su entrada a esta ciudad el 12 de marzo de 1545.

El 12 de septiembre de 1824 fue declarada unida a Mexico la Provincia de Las Chiapas siendo capital de la misma San Cristobal de las Casas.

El 18 de mayo de 1828 se fundo en esta ciudad la primera Escuela Normal de America.

English translation:
Four markers describe San Cristóbal de las Casas’ history

San Cristóbal de las Casas was founded by Captain Diego de Mazariegos, on March 31 of the year 1528 with the name of Villa Real.

Friar Bartolomé de las Casas, Defender of the Indians
First Bishop of this Diocese that arrived in Chiapas
He made his entrance to this city on March 12, 1545.

On September 12, 1824, the Province of Las Chiapas was declared united to Mexico, with San Cristóbal de las Casas as its capital.

On May 18, 1828 the first Normal School of America was founded in this city.

 
Location.
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By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
2. The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas Marker
16° 44.22′ N, 92° 38.255′ W. Marker is in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, in Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas. Marker is on Calle Diego de Mazariegos just east of Calle 16 de Septiembre, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The markers are located on a kiosk in the Central Park of San Cristóbal (Plaza 31 de Marzo ó El Zócalo).
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel Ciudad Real (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Francisco Utrilla Trujillo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Mazariegos House (about 90 meters away); The House of the Congress of Chiapas (about 120 meters away); General Crescencio Rosas y Tejada (about 120 meters away); José Eduardo Flores Ruíz (about 150 meters away); María Adelina Flores Morales (about 150 meters away); Hotel Misión Grand (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Cristóbal de las Casas.
 
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The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
3. The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas Marker
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By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
4. The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas Marker
The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
5. The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas Marker
This view is of two of the markers on the eastern side of the kiosk.
The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
6. The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas Marker
This view of the kiosk and two markers is from the south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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