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Senegal de las Palomas in Municipality of San Juan del Río, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Senegal de las Palomas

 
 
Senegal de las Palomas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 2, 2019
1. Senegal de las Palomas Marker
Inscription.  

Valorando la visita del señor presidente del Senegal, como un acontecimiento histórico, los habitantes de esta comunidad, hemos tomado el acuerdo de que este ejido, conocido como Palomas, a partir de este día con todo orgullo lleve el nombre de:
“Senegal de las Palomas”
este acto de especial trascendencia es presidido por el excelentisimo señor presidente de la Republica de Senegal.
Dr. Leopold Sedar Senghor
Senegal de las Palomas Qro. 19 de Mayo de 1975.

English translation:
In honor of the visit of the President of Senegal as a historical event, the inhabitants of this community have agreed that this ejido, known as Palomas, from this day forward with pride will bear the name of:
"Senegal de las Palomas."
This act of special importance is presided over by the Most Excellent President of the Republic of Senegal
Dr. Leopold Sedar Senghor
Senegal de las Palomas, Querétaro, May 19, 1975
 
Erected 1975.
 
Location. 20° 26.131′ N, 100° 
Senegal de las Palomas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 2, 2019
2. Senegal de las Palomas Marker
The marker is in the center of the town's central park.
5.514′ W. Marker is in Senegal de las Palomas, Querétaro, in Municipality of San Juan del Río. Marker is on Dalia just south of Hortencia, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Senegal de las Palomas, Querétaro 76821, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pedro Escobedo (approx. 9.2 kilometers away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. 10.4 kilometers away); The Legend of Jesús de la Portería (approx. 10.6 kilometers away); To the Founders of San Juan del Río (approx. 11.2 kilometers away); The Royal Inland Road in San Juan del Río (approx. 11.4 kilometers away); La Trinidad Natural Protected Area (approx. 16 kilometers away); Introduction of Electricity to Huimilpan (approx. 20.3 kilometers away); The Mexican Constitution of 1917 (approx. 20.3 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Léopold Sédar Senghor. (Submitted on March 4, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
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The Catholic Churches of Senegal de las Palomas image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 2, 2019
3. The Catholic Churches of Senegal de las Palomas
The older chapel is on the left and the newer church is on the right.
The interior of the older chapel at Senegal de las Palomas image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 2, 2019
4. The interior of the older chapel at Senegal de las Palomas
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 4, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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