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

Friar Junipero Serra

 
 
Friar Junipero Serra Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
1. Friar Junipero Serra Marker
Inscription.
Al eximio humanista
Fray Junipero Serra
Civilizador de los pueblos pames y jonaces, hombre egregio que vinculo la cultura hispana con las milenarias culturas indígenas de la Sierra Gorda, en donde dejo la huella profunda de su entrega y solidaridad con la humanidad.
Pueblo y gobierno de Queretaro al dedicar este monumento en el bicentenario de su muerte, rinden también férvido homenaje a los heroicos civilizadores que compartieron con el una hazaña imponderable.

English translation:
To the eminent humanist
Friar Junipero Serra
He brought civilization to the pames and jonaces, a distinguished man that linked hispanic culture with the ancient indigenous cultures of the Sierra Gorda, where he left the deep imprint of his commitment and solidarity with humanity.
The people and government of Querétaro dedicate this monument on the bicentennial of his death, and pay a fervent tribute to those at the heroic vanguard of civilization that shared with him this imponderable feat.

 
Erected 1984.
 
Location. 20° 35.578′ N, 100° 23.064′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is at the intersection of Calle
Friar Junipero Serra Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 27, 2015
2. Friar Junipero Serra Marker
The marker and statue is on the left. On the right is a marker and statue for Fray Antonio Margil de Jésus. The Temple of the Holy Cross is in the background.
Manuel Acuña and Calle Independencia, on the right on Calle Manuel Acuña. Touch for map. 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. Friar Antonio Margil de Jésus (here, next to this marker); The Founders of Santiago de Querétaro (within shouting distance of this marker); Water Box Fountain of the Virgin of the Pillar (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy Cross (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding and History of the Temple of the Holy Cross (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fountain of the Marquis II (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); End of the Siege of Querétaro (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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