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

Santa Veracruz

 
 
Santa Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
1. Santa Veracruz Marker
Inscription.  

Santa Veracruz. En 1759 se comenzó a levantar esta iglesia, ejemplo destacado del estilo churrigueresco que hay en la ciudad. En su interior reposan los restos del arquitecto Manuel Tolsá y del Ignacio López Ráyon, destacado héroe insurgente.

English translation:
Santa Veracruz (The Holy and True Cross). In 1759, construction on this church was begun, an outstanding example of the Churrigueresque style that exists in the city. Inside lie the remains of the architect Manuel Tolsá and Ignacio López Ráyon, a prominent insurgent hero.
 
Erected by Ciudad de México.
 
Location. 19° 26.212′ N, 99° 8.558′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida Hidalgo just west of Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ignacio López Rayón (here, next to this marker); Benjamín Carrión (within shouting distance of this marker); Grave of Manuel Tolsá (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of San Juan de Dios
Santa Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
2. Santa Veracruz Marker
The marker is directly to the left of the main entrance to the church. Further to the left is the Ignacio López Ráyon marker. To the right of the entryway is an older dedicatory marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Franz Mayer Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (about 240 meters away, measured in a direct line); Aquiles Serdán (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); El Palacio Postal (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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The southern side of the Santa Veracruz Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
3. The southern side of the Santa Veracruz Church
An older dedicatory marker on the facade of the Santa Veracruz Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
4. An older dedicatory marker on the facade of the Santa Veracruz Church


Se Construyeron esta Portada y Torres a expensas de los Señores que Componen la M Y Archicofradia de Cavalleros en el año de 1776. Siendo Rector el Señor Cende de la Torre de Cossio Cavallero Professo en el Orden de Calatraba, Coronel de el Regimiento Provincial de Ynfanteria de Toluca y Consul actual del Real Tribunal del Consulado de este Reyno.

English translation:
This Entryway and Towers were built at the expense of the Lords who make up the Brotherhood of Gentlemen in the year of 1776. The rector being the Lord Cende de la Torre de Cossio, member of the Order of Calatraba, Colonel of the Provincial Regiment of Infantry of Toluca and current Consul of the Royal Court of the Consulate of this Kingdom.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 2, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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