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Polotitlán in Municipality of Polotitlán, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Cross of Polotitlán

 
 
The Cross of Polotitlán Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 23, 2018
1. The Cross of Polotitlán Marker
Inscription.

La cruz que santifica este lugar fue rescatada de la incuria y el olvido en que se hallaba, en el viejo panteón de este pueblo, en la cripta familiar mandada edificar por el Sr. Juan Bautista Blanco, en 1867.
El Parroco y el Cronista Municipal de Polotitlan Mex. en 1985

English translation:
The cross that sanctifies this place was rescued from the abandon and neglect in which it was found, in the old cemetery of this town, in the family crypt built by Juan Bautista Blanco in 1867.
The Priest and the Municipal Historian of Polotitlán, Mexico, 1985
 
Erected 1985 by El Parroco y el Cronista Municipal de Polotitlán.
 
Location. 20° 13.48′ N, 99° 48.933′ W. Marker is in Polotitlán, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of Polotitlán. Marker is on Plaza Constitución just west of Cuauhtémoc, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Polotitlán, Estado de Mexico 54200, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parish of San Antonio de Padua (within shouting distance of this marker); Nicolás Legorreta (within shouting distance of this marker); José Felipe Polo
The Cross of Polotitlán Marker in the atrium of the Parish Church of San Antonio de Padua image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 23, 2018
2. The Cross of Polotitlán Marker in the atrium of the Parish Church of San Antonio de Padua
(within shouting distance of this marker); Coronel José Rafael Polo (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Herminio Sánchez Romero (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Polotitlán (about 90 meters away); The National Road in Polotitlán (about 150 meters away); José de la Luz Basurto (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Polotitlán.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionMan-Made Features
 
The Cross of Polotitlán and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 23, 2018
3. The Cross of Polotitlán and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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