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Valle de Santiago in Municipality of Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Hidalgo Stayed Here

 
 
Hidalgo Stayed Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 5, 2018
1. Hidalgo Stayed Here Marker
Inscription.
En esta casa se alojo
El Sr. Cura Hidalgo
la noche del
11 de octubre de 1810.
H. Ayuntamiento
1952-1954

English translation:
In this house stayed
the Priest Hidalgo
the night of
October 11, 1810.
Honorable City Council of 1952-1954

 
Erected 1952 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Valle de Santiago 1952-1954.
 
Location. 20° 23.504′ N, 101° 10.805′ W. Marker is in Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Valle de Santiago. Marker is on Avenida Melchor Ocampo just west of Calle Galeana, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato 38400, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 100th Anniversary of the City of Valle de Santiago (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Valtierrilla (approx. 16.1 kilometers away); The Virgin of Guadalupe Church (approx. 16.2 kilometers away); The Old Temple (approx. 16.2 kilometers away); The Augustinian Ex-Convent of San Juan de Sahagún
Hidalgo Stayed Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 5, 2018
2. Hidalgo Stayed Here Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance in this view.
(approx. 19.7 kilometers away); The Temple of Saint Augustine (approx. 19.7 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 19.7 kilometers away); The Founders of Salamanca (approx. 19.8 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Hidalgo Stayed Here. Miguel Hidalgo was constantly on the run with his insurgent army during the last months of 1810, roaming throughout southern Guanajuato before finally moving toward Guadalajara, Jalisco.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Hidalgo Stayed Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 5, 2018
3. Hidalgo Stayed Here Marker
The marker is unfortunately not visible in this photo, but is behind the row of vendors in front of this Colonial-era building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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