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San Agustín Temple

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
1. San Agustín Temple Marker
Inscription.  

Templo San Agustín.
Barroco. S. XVIII.
Juan de Butrago

En 1603 los agustinos obtienen los permisos para fundar su iglesia, atendiendo a los indios tarascos. En 1655 construyen la torre oriente, entre 1710-1712 la sacristía, en la portada lateral y después, la torre poniente. En 1859 los religiosos fueron expulsados y se nacionalizó el convento. En 1939 se rescata el atrio y la portada lateral.
Deciembre 2001

English translation:
San Agustín Temple.
Baroque style. 18th century.
Juan de Butrago

In 1603 the Augustinians obtained the permits to found their church, attending to the Tarascan Indians. In 1655 they built the eastern tower and between 1710-1712 the sacristy near the side entryway. Later the western tower was built. In 1859 the religious members were expelled and the convent was nationalized. In 1939, the atrium and the lateral portal were recovered.
December 2001
 
Erected 2001 by Consejo Consultivo del Centro Histórico.
 
Location. 22° 8.981′ 
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
2. An additional nearby San Agustín Temple Marker
This additional marker from the State of San Luis Potosí was placed in 1989 and reads:

Plaza Cultural
“San Agustin”
El gobierno del estado de San Luis Potosi, rescata los valores de arquitectura tradicional, como un homenaje al San Luis de siempre.
San Luis Potosi, S.L.P., a 28 de septiembre de 1989
N, 100° 58.458′ W. Marker is in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, in Municipality of San Luis Potosí. Marker can be reached from Avenida Universidad just east of José María Morelos y Pavón, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Luis Potosí 78000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple and Ex-Convent of San Agustín (within shouting distance of this marker); San Agustin Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); Museum of Masks (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Teatro de la Paz (about 150 meters away); Viceregal Art Museum (about 180 meters away); Temple of Carmen and Ex-Convent of the Barefoot Carmelite Religious Order (about 180 meters away); Al Libro Mayor (about 210 meters away); Española Bookstore (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
An additional nearby San Agustín Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
3. An additional nearby San Agustín Temple Marker
This additional marker notes the 1989 rehabilitation of the temple and atrium. It reads:

Plaza San Agustin
Se rescato esta obra monumental de la historia, cultura arquitectura y tradición de nuestra ciudad, siendo gobernador del Edo. C. Lic Leopoldino Ortiz Santos y Lic. Guillermo Medina de los Santos Presidente Mpal. Dic 1989
An additional nearby San Agustín Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
4. An additional nearby San Agustín Temple Marker
This additional marker notes the 1988 remodeling of the San Agustín Temple's surrounding plaza. It reads:

H. Ayuntamiento Constitucional 1986-1988.
Remodelacion de la Plazoleta San Agustin
Obra para servicio del pueblo
“Es nuestra; es esfuerzo de todos los potosinos”
San Luis Potosi, S.L.P. diciembre de 1988
Lic. Guillermo Medina de los Santos, Presidente Municipal
Lic. Jose de Jesus Gonzalez Hernandez, Secretario del H. Ayuntamiento
San Agustín Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
5. San Agustín Temple Marker
The featured marker can be seen here to the right in front of the temple. The additional markers are further to the right in a small parking area.
San Agustín Temple image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
6. San Agustín Temple
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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