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Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Parish of the Natives

La Parroquia de los Indios

 
 
The Parish of the Natives Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 2, 2015
1. The Parish of the Natives Marker
Inscription.
Este edificio llamado “Parroquia de Indios” consto primero de 14.80 Mts. y fue construido entre 1640 y 1650 por el Bachiller Lazo de Vega.
Mas tarde en 1694 el 5 de marzo se le empezaron a agregar 13.00 Mts. mas, corriendo los gastos a cargo del Lic. Ventura de Medina y del Capitan Pedro Ruiz de Castañeda
Fue entonces cuando se le construyeron la portada sur y la portada poniente

English translation:
This building known as the “Parish of the Natives” was first built to 14.80 meters in length, between 1640 and 1650 by Lazo de Vega.
Later on March 5, 1694 another 13.00 meters was added, with the expenses paid by Ventura de Medina and Captain Pedro Ruiz de Castañeda.
This southern entrance and the western entrance were built at that time.

 
Location. 19° 29.107′ N, 99° 6.942′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Marker can be reached from Calzada de Guadalupe just from Zumarraga. Touch for map. The marker is to the right of the entrance to the Parroquia de los Indios at the Shrine to 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 Banner of Atotonilco and the Parish of the Natives (here, next to this marker); Chapel of the Well
The Parish of the Natives Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 2, 2015
2. The Parish of the Natives Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance.
(within shouting distance of this marker); José María Morelos y Pavón Stopped to Pray Here (within shouting distance of this marker); The Virgin of Guadalupe and Juan Diego (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos (about 120 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.
 
Regarding The Parish of the Natives. The secondary marker above this main marker reads: 1895-1945, Aqui fue venerada la imagen original de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, desde el 25 de marzo de 1695, en que fue trasladada para demoler su templo y levantar el actual hasta el 30 de abril de 1709 en que fue restituida a su nueva santuario.

English: 1895-1945, Here the original image of Saint Mary of Guadalupe was venerated from March 25, 1695, when it was moved in order to demolish its temple. It was returned to its new sanctuary when the present temple was finished on April 30, 1709.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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