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Valle de Bravo in Municipality of Valle de Bravo, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Name of Valle de Bravo

 
 
The Name of Valle de Bravo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 14, 2018
1. The Name of Valle de Bravo Marker
Inscription.

La Legislatura local decretó en 1861 que el pueblo de San Francisco del Valle de Temascaltepec cambiara su nombre por el de Valle de Bravo. En 1878 fue elevado al rango de ciudad.

Patrimonio Cultural del Edo. de México, 1978.

English translation:
The local legislature decreed in 1861 that the town of San Francisco del Valle de Temascaltepec change its name to Valle de Bravo. In 1878 it was elevated to the status of city.

Cultural Heritage of the State of Mexico, 1978
 
Erected 1978 by Patrimonio Cultural del Estado de México.
 
Location. 19° 11.66′ N, 100° 7.894′ W. Marker is in Valle de Bravo, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of Valle de Bravo. Marker can be reached from Calle 5 de Febrero just north of Calle Independencia, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is to the right of the entry to the central police station in Valle de Bravo, on the first floor of the municipal government building. Marker is in this post office area: Valle de Bravo, Estado de Mexico 51200, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mexican Constitution of 1857 (here, next to this marker); Valle de Bravo in the Mexican-American War
An additional marker on the meaning of the original name of Valle de Bravo image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 14, 2018
2. An additional marker on the meaning of the original name of Valle de Bravo
This marker is to the left of the police station entrance. It reads:

El nombre primitivo de Valle de Bravo fue Temascaltepec. Temazcalli, baño de vapor; tepec, cerro. Cerro de los temazcales.
Patrimonio Cultural del Edo. de México, 1978.

English translation:
The primitive name of Valle de Bravo was Temascaltepec. Temazcalli, meaning a sauna bath; tepec, meaning hill or mountain. Hill of the Sauna Baths.
Cultural Heritage of the State of Mexico, 1978
(within shouting distance of this marker); Nicolás Bravo (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedro Velázquez H. (within shouting distance of this marker); Villagrán Street (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); José Castillo y Piña (about 90 meters away); Juan de Jesús Herrera y Piña (about 90 meters away); Coliseum Street (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valle de Bravo.
 
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The Name of Valle de Bravo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 14, 2018
3. The Name of Valle de Bravo Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance to the central police station of Valle de Bravo, on the first floor of the municipal government building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 2, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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