Pedro Escobedo in Municipality of Pedro Escobedo, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Dr. Pedro Escobedo
Octubre de 1984
El C. Francisco G. de Cosio, Gobernador Constitucional del Estado Libre y Soberano de Queretaro Arteaga, a todos sus habitantes sabed que:
El Congreso del Estado de Queretaro Arteaga ha tenido a bien decretar lo que sigue:
Para honrar la memoria del ilustre sabio que retano, Dr. Pedro Escobedo, fundador de la Escuela de Medicina de Mexico, el pueblo de Arroyo Seco, perteneciente al Distrito de San Juan del Rio, llevara en lo sucesivo el nombre de “Pedro Escobedo”
Mayo 13 de 1904
Dr. Pedro Escobedo
C. Francisco G. de Cosio, Constitutional Governor of the Free and Sovereign State of Querétaro Arteaga, to all its inhabitants be it known that:
The Congress of the State of Querétaro Arteaga has decreed the following:
To honor the memory of the illustrious scholar, Dr. Pedro Escobedo, founder of the Medical School of Mexico, the town of Arroyo Seco, belonging to the District of San Juan del Río, will henceforth be called "Pedro Escobedo"
May 13, 1904
Location. 20° 30.138′ N, 100° 8.677′ W. Marker is in Pedro Touch for map. The marker and statue are in a small plaza just west of the Parish Church of Santa María de Guadalupe. Marker is in this post office area: Pedro Escobedo, Querétaro 76700, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. 19.3 kilometers away); The Legend of Jesús de la Portería (approx. 19.5 kilometers away); The Mexican Constitution of 1917 (approx. 19.7 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 19.7 kilometers away); Introduction of Electricity to Huimilpan (approx. 19.7 kilometers away); To the Founders of San Juan del Río (approx. 19.9 kilometers away); The Royal Inland Road in San Juan del Río (approx. 20.2 kilometers away); The Bicentennial of Mexican Independence (approx. 22.6 kilometers away).
Regarding Pedro Escobedo. Doctor Pedro Escobedo, founder of the Medical School of Mexico, was born in Querétaro on October 19, 1798. Although poor, his parents enrolled him into the San Francisco Javier school as an external student. There he demonstrated his exceptional talent. He went from there to Mexico City to the Academy of Surgery to obtain the title
In 1842 he suffered the loss of his only daughter and was never able to recover from the affliction that this caused him. He moved to Jalapa where, months later, on Sunday, January 26, 1844,
On May 13, 1904, the State Congress of Querétaro decided to honor the memory of the illustrious Queretano Pedro Alcántara Escobedo y Aguilar, naming the town of Arroyo Seco, belonging to the District of San Juan del Río, as Pedro Escobedo.
Translated from eloficiodehistoriar.com.mx by José Félix Zavala
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