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Tecozautla in Municipality of Tecozautla, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Chapel of the Lord of Expiration

 
 
Chapel of the Lord of Expiration Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 9, 2018
1. Chapel of the Lord of Expiration Marker
Inscription.
Capilla del Señor de la Expiración
Capilla anexa, se encuentra al noroeste del atrio de la Parroquia de Santiago Apóstol, construida de mampostería, en su planta tiene la forma de una cruz Griega, en ella se encuentra un solo altar y el coro esta soportado por una bóveda casi plana al cual solo se tiene acceso por una escalera de caracol.

Capilla usada como descanso para los difuntos en su última morada al camposanto o como velatorio.

Actualmente se encuentra cerrada.

English translation:
Chapel of the Lord of Expiration
The chapel is located northwest of the atrium of the Parish of Santiago Apóstol, built of masonry, it has the form of a Greek cross. It includes a single altar and the choir is supported by an almost flat vault which can only be accessed by a spiral staircase.

The chapel was used as a resting place for the deceased as their last dwelling on the way to the cemetery or as the place for wakes.

It is currently closed.
 
Location. 20° 32.05′ N, 99° 38.033′ W. Marker is in Tecozautla, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Tecozautla. Marker is on Calle 16 de Enero 2 Sur just north of Calle Camelia, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tecozautla, Hidalgo 42440, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers.
Chapel of the Lord of Expiration and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 9, 2018
2. Chapel of the Lord of Expiration and Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benito Juárez (within shouting distance of this marker); Tecozautla (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Irrigation System of Tecozautla (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Aqueduct of the Arches (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Messages in the Rocks: Petroglyphs (approx. 6.2 kilometers away); Tecpan: The Place of Duality (approx. 6.2 kilometers away); Tecpan: “The Government House” (approx. 6.2 kilometers away); The Calendar on the Landscape (approx. 6.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tecozautla.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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