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Grave of Manuel Tolsá

 
 
Grave of Manuel Tolsá Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
1. Grave of Manuel Tolsá Marker
Inscription.  

En esta Iglesia está sepultado el Arquitecto y escultor Don Manuel Tolsá que murió el 24 de diciembre de 1816.
Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.

English translation:
In this church is buried the architect and sculptor Manuel Tolsá, who died on December 24, 1816.
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic
 
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales y de la República.
 
Location. 19° 26.204′ N, 99° 8.545′ 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. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06300, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Veracruz (within shouting distance of this marker); Ignacio López Rayón (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamín Carrión (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of San Juan de Dios
Grave of Manuel Tolsá Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
2. Grave of Manuel Tolsá Marker
The marker is to the right of the southern entryway to the Santa Veracruz Church, currently closed due to recent earthquake damage.
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Franz Mayer Museum (about 90 meters away); Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (about 210 meters away); El Palacio Postal (about 210 meters away); The House of Hernán Martín (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesColonial Era
 
Grave of Manuel Tolsá Marker on the southern face of the Santa Veracruz Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
3. Grave of Manuel Tolsá Marker on the southern face of the Santa Veracruz Church
An additional dedicatory inscription on the Santa Veracruz Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
4. An additional dedicatory inscription on the Santa Veracruz Church
This additional dedicatory inscription from 1776 is on the church's eastern side.
 
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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 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 2, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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