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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

House of Gerónimo de Medina

 
 
House of Gerónimo de Medina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
1. House of Gerónimo de Medina Marker
Inscription.  

Aquí estuvo la casa de Gerónimo de Medina. uno de los primeros pobladores de la ciudad. 1535.
Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos.

English translation:
Here was the house of Gerónimo de Medina, one of the first settlers of the city. 1535.
Catalog of the Inspector General of Artistic and Historic Monuments
 
Erected by Catálogo de la Inspección General de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos.
 
Location. 19° 26.183′ N, 99° 8.154′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of República de Chile and Donceles, on the left when traveling north on República de Chile. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Convent of the Carmelitas (here, next to this marker); Juan Xuárez (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera
House of Gerónimo de Medina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
2. House of Gerónimo de Medina Marker
The marker is here roughly in the center at street level in this view. To the right is the Convent of the Carmelitas Marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Counts of Heras y Soto (within shouting distance of this marker); José María Heredia (within shouting distance of this marker); Hernán Cortés' Residences (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Francisco González Bocanegra (about 120 meters away); First Session of the Mexican Academy of Language (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding House of Gerónimo de Medina. Gerónimo de Medina was one of the first Spaniards to settle in what would become Mexico City. Obviously many others had already lived there in the centuries prior when the city was Tenochtitlán.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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