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Guanajuato in Municipality of Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

La Capellina

 
 
La Capellina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 29, 2018
1. La Capellina Marker
Inscription.

La Capellina
Fundicion de oro y plata para la Casa de Moneda
1673
Guanajuato, Gto.

English translation:
La Capellina
Smelting of gold and silver for the Minting House (Casa de la Moneda)
1673
Guanajuato, Guanajuato
 
Location. 21° 0.909′ N, 101° 15.138′ W. Marker is in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Guanajuato. Marker is on De Sopena just east of San Diego, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guanajuato 36000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Admiral Federico Rómero Ceballos (a few steps from this marker); Minting House of the State of Guanajuato (within shouting distance of this marker); Villa de Guanajuato (within shouting distance of this marker); Ignacio Bartolache (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of the Third Order of San Francisco (within shouting distance of this marker); Guanajuato Flooding of 1873 (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Manuel Doblado (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of San Diego (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guanajuato.
 
Regarding La Capellina.
La Capellina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 29, 2018
2. La Capellina Marker
The marker can be seen on the left in this view, just left of a sign for the La Capellina Restaurant.
A 'capellina' was a type of oven used to refine metals.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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