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José de la Borda

 
 
José de la Borda Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
1. José de la Borda Marker
Inscription.
Esta casa fue propiedad y
morada del celebre minero
Dn José de la Borda.
1775.
Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos


English translation:
This house was the property and residence of the noted mine owner
José de la Borda.
1775.
Catalogue of the Inspector General of Artistic and Historic Monuments

 
Erected by Catálogo de la Inspección General de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos.
 
Location. 19° 26.022′ N, 99° 8.295′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida Francisco I. Madero and Calle Bolívar, on the right when traveling east on Avenida Francisco I. Madero. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada (within shouting distance of this marker); The House of the Count of San Mateo Valparaiso (within shouting distance of this marker); The Residence of Agustín Iturbide (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús
José de la Borda Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
2. José de la Borda Marker
The marker is on the left side of the near corner in this view.
(about 150 meters away); House of José y Francisco Fagoaga y Villaurruña (about 150 meters away); Temple of the Professed or San José del Real (about 150 meters away); Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes (about 180 meters away); The Temple of San Francisco (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding José de la Borda. José de la Borda (Joseph de Laborde in French; c. 1700 – May 30, 1778) was a French/Spaniard who migrated to New Spain in the 18th century, amassing a great fortune in mines in Taxco and Zacatecas in Mexico. At one point, he was the richest man in Mexico. He is best remembered today through several architectural works that he sponsored, the most monumental being the Santa Prisca Church in Taxco. (from Wikipedia)
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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