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San Luis Potosí in Municipality of San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
 

Monument to Miguel Hidalgo

 
 
Monument to Miguel Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
1. Monument to Miguel Hidalgo Marker
The monument is interesting in that Hidalgo's fame means that it was not necessary to actually place his name on it. The inscription "1810" refers to the beginning of the Mexican Independence struggle.
Inscription.  

1810.

Este monumento se reconstruyó en septiembre de 1889
siendo Gobernardor el General Carlos Diez Gutierrez.
Hecho en 1875.

English translation:
1810.

This monument was reconstructed in September, 1889 under Governor General Diez Gutiérrez.
Erected in 1875.
 
Erected 1875.
 
Location. 22° 9.101′ N, 100° 58.267′ W. Marker is in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, in Municipality of San Luis Potosí. Marker can be reached from Manuel José Othón just west of Juan Sarabia Oriente, on the left when traveling west. 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. Tribute on the 100th Anniversary of Mexican Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to the Steam Locomotive (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Viceregal Art Museum (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Teatro de la Paz (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Temple of Carmen and Ex-Convent of the Barefoot Carmelite Religious Order
Original year of construction on the Monument to Miguel Hidalgo image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
2. Original year of construction on the Monument to Miguel Hidalgo
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Museum of Masks (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Tribute to the Heroes of Mexican Independence (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); San Agustin Temple (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
 
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The 1888 reconstruction inscription on the Monument to Miguel Hidalgo image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
3. The 1888 reconstruction inscription on the Monument to Miguel Hidalgo
Monument to Miguel Hidalgo image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
4. Monument to Miguel Hidalgo
 
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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 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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