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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Dolores Hidalgo in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

National Independence Museum

 
 
National Independence Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 14, 2018
1. National Independence Museum Marker
Inscription.  

Museo de la Independencia Nacional
Este edificio fue construido a finales del siglo XVIII por el insigne filántropo Don Francisco Miguel González, para establecer la primera cárcel en la Congregación de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores.

La histórica madrugada del domingo 16 de Septiembre 1810, Don Miquel Hidalgo y Costilla y un grupo de valerosos insurgentes dieron libertad a los presos que aquí se encontraban para iniciar la lucha por nuestra Independencia.
Honorable Ayuntamiento 2009-2012

English translation:
National Independence Museum
This building was built at the end of the 18th century by the famous philanthropist Francisco Miguel González, in order to establish the first prison in the Congregation of Nuestra Señora de los Dolores.

On the historic early morning of Sunday, September 16, 1810, Miquel Hidalgo y Costilla and a group of courageous insurgents freed the prisoners who were here to start the struggle for our Independence.
Honorable City Council 2009-2012
 
Erected by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Dolores Hidalgo,
National Independence Museum and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 14, 2018
2. National Independence Museum and Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance to the museum.
2009-2012.
 
Location. 21° 9.506′ N, 100° 56.121′ W. Marker is in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo. Marker is on Calle Zacatecas just west of Calle San Luis Potosí, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato 37800, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Casa de Visitas (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of Mariano Abasolo (about 90 meters away); The Route of Hidalgo (about 90 meters away); Hidalgo Memorial and Independence Garden (about 120 meters away); Casiano Éxiga Alley (about 120 meters away); From Here Hidalgo Proclaimed Mexican Independence (about 120 meters away); The Decrees of Benito Juárez in Dolores Hidalgo (about 120 meters away); Miguel Hidalgo (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dolores Hidalgo.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesWars, Non-US
 
National Independence Museum sign image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 14, 2018
3. National Independence Museum sign
Museo de la Independencia Nacional
A scene from inside the National Independence Museum image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 14, 2018
4. A scene from inside the National Independence Museum
This scene imagines Hidalgo freeing prisoners from one of the jail's previous cells during the first hours of the struggle for Mexican independence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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