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Apaseo el Grande in Municipality of Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Francisco Licea y Borja

 
 
Francisco Licea y Borja Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 9, 2018
1. Francisco Licea y Borja Marker
Inscription.  
Francisco Licea y Borja
Presbitero y Licenciado
Benefactor insigne, constructor de este templo de la Preciosa Sangre, del De la Villita, de los Portales del Jardin Hidalgo, la Columna del Padre de la Patria y un adelantado plan de vivienda

English translation:
Francisco Licea y Borja
Priest and Scholar
An illustrious benefactor, builder of this Temple of the Precious Blood, Temple of La Villita, the Portal of Hidalgo Square, the Column of the Father of the Nation and a housing plan well before its time.

 
Location. 20° 32.599′ N, 100° 40.976′ W. Marker is in Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Apaseo el Grande. Marker is on Calle Ignacio Allende just east of Calle Mina, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato 38160, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 175th Anniversary of the Beginning of Mexican Independence (approx. 11.6 kilometers away);
Francisco Licea y Borja Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 9, 2018
2. Francisco Licea y Borja Marker
The marker can be seen on the right side of the metal fence in this view of the Temple of the Precious Blood.
José A. Mendoza Ruelas (approx. 11.6 kilometers away); Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (approx. 11.6 kilometers away); The History of Celaya (approx. 13.5 kilometers away); Emiliano Zapata (approx. 13.6 kilometers away); The Temple of San Francisco - Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya (approx. 13.6 kilometers away); The Temple of Saint Francis (approx. 13.6 kilometers away); The First Franciscans in Celaya (approx. 13.6 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Francisco Licea y Borja. Construction on this church, the Temple of the Precious Blood, began on January 6, 1896 with Presbyter Francisco Licea y Borja directing the efforts.
 
Categories. ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionMan-Made Features
 
The nearby Portal of Hidalgo Square, also by Francisco Licea y Borja image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 9, 2018
3. The nearby Portal of Hidalgo Square, also by Francisco Licea y Borja
The Temple of La Villita, also built by Francisco Licea y Borja image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 9, 2018
4. The Temple of La Villita, also built by Francisco Licea y Borja
The Hidalgo Column, also built by Francisco Licea y Borja image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 9, 2018
5. The Hidalgo Column, also built by Francisco Licea y Borja
The Hidalgo Column is seen here in front of the Herrera Palace.
The inscription on the Hidalgo Column image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 9, 2018
6. The inscription on the Hidalgo Column
Monumento
que el Señor Cura
Lic.
Francisco Licea y Borja
dedico al Municipio
de esta Villa
texto ilegible

English translation:
Monument that Father Francisco Licea y Borja
dedicated to this Town and Municipality
Illegible text
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 9, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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