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Guanajuato in Municipality of Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Villa de Guanajuato

 
 
Villa de Guanajuato Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 29, 2018
1. Villa de Guanajuato Marker
Inscription.

En el año de 1668 hasta aquí llegaba el caserio de la Villa de Guanajuato

English translation:
In the year 1668 this was the limit of the Town of Guanajuato
 
Location. 21° 0.893′ N, 101° 15.124′ W. Marker is in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Guanajuato. Marker is on Calle del Calvario just west of De Sopena, on the left when traveling west. 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. Ignacio Bartolache (within shouting distance of this marker); La Capellina (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Manuel Doblado (within shouting distance of this marker); Admiral Federico Rómero Ceballos (within shouting distance of this marker); Minting House of the State of Guanajuato (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of San Francisco (within shouting distance of this marker); El Puente de Nava (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of San Juan Bautista (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guanajuato.
 
Regarding Villa de Guanajuato. The marker notes the limit of the original town of Guanajuato, known in Spanish
Villa de Guanajuato Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 29, 2018
2. Villa de Guanajuato Marker
The marker can be seen here towards the left.
as a "Villa". The discovery of silver in the region led to rapid settlement by the Spanish throughout the 17th and 18th centuries.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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