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San Luis de la Paz in Municipality of San Luis de la Paz, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Father Gonzalo de Tapia

 
 
Father Gonzalo de Tapia Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 14, 2018
1. Father Gonzalo de Tapia Marker
Inscription.  

1590 1990
Al primer misionero y fundador de esta
Parroquia “San Luis Rey”,
el venerable y virtuoso Padre
Gonzalo de Tapia, S.J.
en el cuarto centenario de la primera evangelizacion
el pastor y el pueblo de San Luis de la Paz
Gto., Mexico.
Para perpetua memoria.

English translation:
1590 - 1990
To the first missionary and founder of this Parish of San Luis Rey (Saint Louis the King), the venerable and virtuous
Father Gonzalo de Tapia, SJ
on the 400th anniversary of the first evangelization, the pastor and the people of San Luis de la Paz
Guanajuato, Mexico.
To his perpetual memory.

 
Erected 1990 by El pastor y el pueblo de San Luis de la Paz.
 
Location. 21° 17.903′ N, 100° 30.844′ W. Marker is in San Luis de la Paz, Guanajuato, in Municipality of San Luis de la Paz. Marker is on Matamoros just north of Calle Victoria, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Luis de la Paz, Guanajuato 37900, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers.
A statue of Father Gonzalo de Tapia and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 14, 2018
2. A statue of Father Gonzalo de Tapia and Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 175th Anniversary of the Beginning of Independence (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mine and Former Hacienda of Los Cinco Señores (approx. 7.9 kilometers away); Hacienda Baldomero (approx. 7.9 kilometers away); City Cemetery (approx. 8 kilometers away); Angustias Mine (approx. 8.2 kilometers away); The Model School (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); Aqueduct (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); J. Encarnación Olguín and Juana Lucio (approx. 8.4 kilometers away).
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial Era
 
The Parish Church of San Luis Rey image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 14, 2018
3. The Parish Church of San Luis Rey
The marker and statue are to the right, near the group of people.
The altar of the Parish Church of San Luis Rey image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 14, 2018
4. The altar of the Parish Church of San Luis Rey
An interior view of the Parish Church of San Luis Rey image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 14, 2018
5. An interior view of the Parish Church of San Luis Rey
 
 
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 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 27, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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