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Juan Ignacio María de Castorena y Ursua

 
 
Juan Ignacio María de Castorena y Ursua Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. Juan Ignacio María de Castorena y Ursua Marker
Inscription.
En el extremo sur de este edificio estuvo la imprenta de los herederos de la viudad de Miguel de Rivera Calderon en donde, de enero a junio de 1722 se imprimio la:
"Gaceta de Mexico"
del
Dr. Juan Ignacio Ma.
de Castorena y Ursua

Homenaje en el tricentenario del natalicio del primer periodista mexicano y latinamericano.
1668 1968

English translation:
In the extreme south of this building was the printing press of the heirs of the widow of Miguel de Rivera Calderon, where, from January to June, 1722 the newspaper
"Gaceta de Mexico"
of
Dr. Juan Ignacio María
de Castorena y Ursua

was printed.
Tribute to the first Mexican and Latin American journalist on the 300th anniversary of his birth.
1668 1968

 
Erected 1968.
 
Location. 19° 26.106′ N, 99° 8.039′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Monte de Piedad and Calle Tacuba, on the left when traveling north on Monte de Piedad. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Mariano Beristain y Souza (a few steps from this marker); Palace of Axayacatl (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of Juan Engel
Juan Ignacio María de Castorena y Ursua Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
2. Juan Ignacio María de Castorena y Ursua Marker
(about 90 meters away); Last Residence of Moctezuma (about 90 meters away); Ignacio Luis Vallarta (about 90 meters away); Alfredo Robles Domínguez (about 120 meters away); Monument to Enrico Martínez (about 120 meters away); The Main Chapels of the Cathedral of Mexico City (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Categories. Colonial EraCommunications
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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