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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The House of Covadonga

 
 
The House of Covadonga Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
1. The House of Covadonga Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  

En esta calle floreció una huerta de los frailes dominicos en épocas de escasez de alimentos en la Nueva España. Tiempo después se levantó aquí la Casa de la Covadonga.

English translation:
On this street functioned a garden, belonging to the Dominican friars, during times of food scarcity in New Spain. Some time later the House of the Covadonga was constructed here.
 
Erected by Ciudad de México.
 
Location. 19° 26.288′ N, 99° 8.185′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Belisario Domínguez just west of República de Chile, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Belisario Domínguez 44, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Marquis of San Miguel de Aguayo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); José María Heredia (about 120 meters away); Parish of San Lorenzo, Deacon and Martyr (about 150 meters away);
The House of Covadonga and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
2. The House of Covadonga and Marker
The marker is to the right of the main entrance doors of the building.
First Session of the Mexican Academy of Language (about 180 meters away); Salón Madrid (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Chapel of the Expiration (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Plaza and Portal of Santo Domingo (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); A Memorial Site to Slavery and African Populations and Descendants (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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