Atotonilco in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Parish of Atotonilco and Miguel Hidalgo
"El Ayuntamiento del Bicentario 2009-2012"
En esta Parroquia del Santuario de Jesus Nazareno
en Atotonilco el cura
Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
tomo el estandarte para abanderar
el ejercito insurgente
el 16 de septiembre de 1810
en memoria de tan glorioso momento
San Miguel de Allende, Gto., a 25 de agosto de 2011
The Honorable Municipality of San Miguel de Allende
"The Municipality of the Bicentennial 2009-2012"
From this Parish of the Sanctuary of Jesus the Nazarene
in Atotonilco, the priest
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
took the banner to lead the insurgent army
on September 16, 1810.
In memory of this glorious moment,
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, August 25, 2011
Erected 2011 by Ayuntamiento de San Miguel de Allende.
Location. 21° 0.274′ N, 100° 47.661′ W. Marker is in Atotonilco, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is on Calle Principal, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker and statue are directly in front of the Sanctuary of Jesus the Nazarene of Atotonilco. Marker is in this post office area: Atotonilco, Guanajuato 37893, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. The Banner of Atotonilco (here, next to this marker); The Marriage of Ignacio Allende and Maria de las Fuentes (here, next to this marker); Sanctuary of Jesus Nazarene of Atotonilco UNESCO World Heritage Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Félix Luna Romero (approx. 10.8 kilometers away); Captain Juan Aldama y González (approx. 11 kilometers away); The Francisco I. Madero Fountain (approx. 11.2 kilometers away); The Heroes' Bridge (approx. 11.2 kilometers away); Tribute to the Battle of Puebla (approx. 11.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atotonilco.
Categories. • Churches, Etc. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.