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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross

Eventos Históricos en el Templo de la Santa Cruz

 
 
Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
1. Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross Marker
Inscription.
El 14 de septiembre de 1810, una celda de este edificio sirvió de prisión al Sr. Lic. D. Miguel Domínguez, Corregidor de Querétaro.
En este convento, el 28 de junio de 1821 D. Agustín de Iturbide y Arámburu al frente del ejército trigarante hizo capitular al Brigadier Domingo Luaces: terminando en esta fecha al Gobierno Virreinal en Querétaro.
Del 13 de marzo al 15 de mayo de 1867 estuvo aquí el Cuartel General de Fernando Maximiliano de Habsburgo, y del 15 al 17 del mismo mes y año fue aquí su prisión.

English translation:
On September 14, 1810, Miguel Dominguez, Corregidor of Querétaro, was imprisoned in a cell in this building.
In this convent, on June 28, 1821, Agustín de Iturbide y Arámburu, in front of the Army of the Three Guarantees, capitulated to Brigadier Luaces Domingo: ending on this date the Spanish colonial government in Querétaro.
From March 13 to May 15, 1867 here was the headquarters of Ferdinand Maximiliano of Hapsburg, and from May 15-17 of the same year he was imprisoned here by Mexican Republican forces.
 
Location. 20° 35.58′ N, 100° 23.016′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Touch for map. The marker is on the front of the Temple of the Holy
Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
2. Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross Marker
The marker is to the right of the main entrance, above a secondary entrance where a man appears to be reading the marker.
Cross at the intersection of Calle de Independencia and Calle Manuel Acuña. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding and History of the Temple of the Holy Cross (a few steps from this marker); Friar Antonio Margil de Jesus Ros (a few steps from this marker); Friar Antonio de Jesus María Linaz Massanli (within shouting distance of this marker); Friar Antonio Margil de Jésus (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Friar Junipero Serra (about 90 meters away); Water Box Fountain of the Virgin of the Pillar (about 90 meters away); The Founders of Santiago de Querétaro (about 120 meters away); The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWars, Non-US
 
An additional marker outside Maximiliano's room inside the convent image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 26, 2017
3. An additional marker outside Maximiliano's room inside the convent
This additional marker is located outside of the room inside of the convent that the Archduke Maximiliano used before Querétaro was finally captured by Republican troops, putting an end to the Second Mexican Empire. It reads:

Del 13 de marzo al 15 de mayo de
1867 esta celda fué la habitación del
Archiduque de Austria Fernando
Maximiliano Jose, y su
primera prisión del 15 al 17 del mismo
mes de mayo.
Comisión Local de Turismo, 1945.

English translation:
From March 13 until May 15, 1867 this cell was used by the Archduke of Austria Fernando Maximiliano José, and then was his first prison from May 15 to 17.
Local Tourism Commission, 1945.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on June 8, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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