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San Felipe in Municipality of San Felipe, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Hidalgo's Proclamation of Independence

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 18, 2019
1. Hidalgo's Proclamation of Independence Marker
Inscription.  

El Distrito de San Felipe dedica este monumento al Padre de la Patria Sr. Cura D. Miguel Hidalgo en el primer centenario de la Proclamacion de la Independencia Nacional
16 de Septiembre de 1910.

S. Vicente. 8 de mayo de 1753.

Cura de esta parroquia desde el 23 de enero de 1793 hasta el 14 de enero de 1800

Chihuahua. 30 de julio de 1811.

Septiembre 16 de 1909.


English translation:
The District of San Felipe dedicates this monument to the Father of the Nation, the Priest Miguel Hidalgo, on the first centenary of the Proclamation of National Independence
September 16, 1910.

San Vicente, May 8, 1753.

Priest of this parish from January 23, 1793 to January 14, 1800

Chihuahua, July 30, 1811.

September 16, 1909.
 
Erected 1909 by El Distrito de San Felipe.
 
Location. 21° 28.713′ N, 101° 12.948′ W. Marker is in San Felipe, Guanajuato, in Municipality of San Felipe. Marker is on Principal just east
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 18, 2019
2. Hidalgo's Proclamation of Independence Marker
of Pino Suárez, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Felipe, Guanajuato 37600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Práxedis Gilberto Guerrero Hurtado (a few steps from this marker); 1936 San Felipe Massacre (a few steps from this marker); Hidalgo's Priesthood in San Felipe (within shouting distance of this marker); Benito Juárez in San Felipe (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Hidalgo in San Felipe (about 120 meters away); Plaza Aquiles Serdán (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Founding of San Felipe, Guanajuato (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Route of Hidalgo (approx. 1.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Felipe.
 
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Hidalgo's Proclamation of Independence Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
3. Hidalgo's Proclamation of Independence Marker
This collage shows the other inscriptions on the monument: Hidalgo's birth and death locations and dates and the monument's original construction date.
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 18, 2019
4. Hidalgo's Proclamation of Independence Marker
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 18, 2019
5. Hidalgo's Proclamation of Independence Marker
Miguel Hidalgo atop the monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 18, 2019
6. Miguel Hidalgo atop the monument
An additional 1949 marker on the nearby flagpole image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 18, 2019
7. An additional 1949 marker on the nearby flagpole
This additional marker is attached to the large flagpole near the Hidalgo monument. It reads:

Surge – fulgara guarda y guia. Loor a la patria, H. Ayuntamiento 48-49, Presidente Municipal Pablo Hernandez Ortiz. S. Felipe, Gto. Dic 20_49.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 12, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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