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Guadalajara in Municipality of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico — The Pacific Coast (and Central Highlands)
 

The New Cathedral of Guadalajara

 
 
The New Cathedral of Guadalajara Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 7, 2018
1. The New Cathedral of Guadalajara Marker
Inscription.
La Catedral Nueva
Primera piedra
Ilmo Sr. Fray Pedro de Ayala
1568
(Probablemente)

Dedicacion del Templo
Sede vacante
Lunes 19 de Febrero de 1618

Consagracion
Ilmo Sr. Fr. Manuel de Mimbela
Jueves 22 de Octubre de 1716

IV Centenario = Guadalajara – 1548 = 13 Julio 1948

English translation:
The New Cathedral
First stone laid by the Illustrious Friar Pedro de Ayala in 1568 (Probably)

The Dedication of the Temple, Sede vacante, was on Monday, February 19, 1618

The Consecration, by the Illustrious Friar Manuel de Mimbela, was on Thursday, October 22, 1716

IV Century = Guadalajara – 1548 = July 13, 1948

 
Erected 1948.
 
Location. 20° 40.637′ N, 103° 20.819′ W. Marker is in Guadalajara, Jalisco, in Municipality of Guadalajara. Marker is on Avenida Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla just east of Avenida Fray Antonio Alcalde, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guadalajara, Jalisco 44100, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calle de la Soledad (here, next to this marker); Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious
The New Cathedral of Guadalajara Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 7, 2018
2. The New Cathedral of Guadalajara Marker
The marker is to the left of this northern entrance of the "New" Cathedral of Guadalajara.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (within shouting distance of this marker); The Street of Royal Tobacco Shops (within shouting distance of this marker); Regional Museum of Guadalajara (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza of the Constitution (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Episcopal Palace and City Council (about 90 meters away); Miguel Higaldo's Edict Against Slavery (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guadalajara.
 
Regarding The New Cathedral of Guadalajara. As the marker mentions, this 'new' cathedral was started in 1568, replacing a simpler, smaller church used as a cathedral where the Saint Mary of Grace Church is now.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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