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The Banner of Atotonilco and the Parish of the Natives

La Guadalupana de Atotonilco y la Parroquia de los Indios

 
 
The Banner of Atotonilco and the Parish of the Natives Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 2, 2015
1. The Banner of Atotonilco and the Parish of the Natives Marker
Inscription.
En el altar mayor de esta iglesia. Estuvo depositada del 12 de diciembre de 1853 al 17 de febrero de 1896, la imagen de la Virgen de Guadalupe, que el egregio caudillo Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, iniciador de la emancipación política de Mexico, tomo en Atotonilco, Gto. El 16 de septiembre de 1810. Para que fuese la bandera del improvisado ejercito insurgente: encontrándose en la actualidad en el Museo Nacional de Arqueologia.

El Ayuntamiento Constitucional de Guadalupe Hidalgo coloca esta lapida conmemorativa, hoy CXI aniversario de la proclamación de la Independencia Nacional
16 de septiembre de 1921.

English translation:
On the altar of this church, the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe taken as the makeshift flag of the insurgent army by the eminent leader Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, initiator of the political emancipation of Mexico, from Atotonilco, Guanajuato on September 16, 1810 was kept from December 12, 1853 to February 17, 1896. Today it is kept at the National Museum of Archaeology
The Constitutional Municipality of Guadalupe Hidalgo places this memorial stone on the 111th anniversary of the proclamation of National Independence
September 16, 1921.

 
Erected 1921 by El Ayuntamiento Constitucional de Guadalupe Hidalgo.
 
Location.
The Banner of Atotonilco and the Parish of the Natives Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 2, 2015
2. The Banner of Atotonilco and the Parish of the Natives Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance to the Parroquia de los Indios.
19° 29.107′ N, 99° 6.944′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker can be reached from Calzada de Guadalupe just from Zumarraga. Touch for map. The marker is to the left of the entrance to the Parroquia de los Indios at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Parish of the Natives (here, next to this marker); José María Morelos y Pavón Stopped to Pray Here (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Chapel of the Well (about 90 meters away); The Virgin of Guadalupe and Juan Diego (about 90 meters away); Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos (about 90 meters away); Tepeyac Chapel (about 120 meters away); The Reign of Cuauhtemoctzin (approx. 4.3 kilometers away); Momoztli: a neighborhood altar (approx. 4.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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The Banner of Atotonilco (La Guadalupana) image. Click for full size.
3. The Banner of Atotonilco (La Guadalupana)
Courtesy Wikipedia Commons.
El Retablo de la Independencia by Juan O'Gorman, 1961 image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
4. El Retablo de la Independencia by Juan O'Gorman, 1961
The Banner of Guadalupe from Atotonilco can be seen roughly in the center-right of this mural at the National History Museum, Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on January 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on January 18, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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