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Vizarrón de Montes in Municipality of Cadereyta de Montes, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Citizens of Vizarrón

 
 
Citizens of Vizarrón Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
1. Citizens of Vizarrón Marker
Inscription.  
1748 · 1998
El 15 de Sep. de 1919 la ciudadanía
Vizarronense
juro luchar por el rescate
de la categoría de municipio que
perdió el 8 de april de 1916
En el 250 aniversario de haberse jurado
Pueblo Vizarron renovamos este juramento.
Solamente el amparo de la libertad
es posible que el progreso
de los pueblos nazca
Oct. 23, 1998

English translation:
1748 · 1998
On September 15, 1919, the
Citizens of Vizarrón
swore to continue their struggle to recover the category of municipality that they lost on April 8, 1916.
On the 250th anniversary of the founding of the town of Vizarrón, we renew this oath.
Only through the struggle towards liberty is it possible that the progress of the people is born.
October 23, 1998

 
Erected 1998.
 
Location. 20° 49.897′ N, 99° 43.198′ W. Marker is in Vizarrón de Montes, Querétaro, in Municipality of Cadereyta de Montes. Marker is on Carretera Jalpan de Serra
Citizens of Vizarrón Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
2. Citizens of Vizarrón Marker
The marker is carved into a block of marble. The town is well-known for its stone work, including bath fixtures, gravestones, decorations and artwork. Note the Catholic church of San José Vizarrón in the distance.
- San Juan del Río, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located in the northern part of the Vizarrón de Montes central park, right off the main street of the town. Marker is in this post office area: Vizarrón de Montes, Querétaro 76509, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monument to Ezequiel Montes (1820-1883) (approx. 17.9 kilometers away); Lope Díez de Aux de Armendáriz (approx. 18.1 kilometers away); Temple of the Most Pure Conception (approx. 18.1 kilometers away); The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul (approx. 18.1 kilometers away); Friar Pablo de Betancur (approx. 18.2 kilometers away); The Temple of the Holy Solitude (approx. 18.2 kilometers away); The Temple of the Holy Ladder (approx. 18.2 kilometers away); Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir (approx. 18.2 kilometers away).
 
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The nearby Catholic church of San José Vizarrón and its 'arma christi' image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
3. The nearby Catholic church of San José Vizarrón and its 'arma christi'
A view of the interior of the Catholic church of San José Vizarrón image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
4. A view of the interior of the Catholic church of San José Vizarrón
A nearby column dedicated to Mexican Independence image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
5. A nearby column dedicated to Mexican Independence
The column's marker reads: Plaza de la Independencia, 1879. The column is topped by a sculpture of an eagle perched on a cactus while eating a snake, the traditional symbol of Mexico through Aztec mythology.
A view of the sculpture atop the Vizarrón Column of Independence image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
6. A view of the sculpture atop the Vizarrón Column of Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 1, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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