Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The First Printing Press in the Americas
La Primera Imprenta en América
Don Antonio de Mendoza
en el año 1536
La Primera Imprenta
los tipógrafos fueron
El C. Venustiano Carranza.
El Ayuntamiento Provisional
de la Ciudad de Mexico
coloco esta lapida en 31 de diciembre
The Viceroy Don Antonio de Mendoza
established here in 1536
The First Printing Press
in the Americas.
The printers were Esteban Martin and Juan Paoli.
President of the Republic
The Provisional City Government of the Ciudad de Mexico
placed this marker on December 31, 1917.
Erected 1917 by Ayuntamiento Provisional de la Ciudad de Mexico.
Location. 19° 26.014′ N, 99° 7.849′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Marker is on Calle Moneda, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manuel Nicolás Carpancho (a few steps from this marker); Death of Benito Juárez (within shouting distance of this marker); The Royal and Pontifical University of Mexico (about Dr. Antonio Marquez G. (about 120 meters away); Ignacio Luis Vallarta (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); House of Juan Engel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Monument to Enrico Martínez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Palace of Axayacatl (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.