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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Monument Dedicated to “La Corregidora”

(The Major's Wife)

 
 
Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
1. Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" Marker
Inscription.
Monumento a la Corregidora
Homenaje permanente a la memoria de Doña Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, prócer mujer que participó, intelectual y activamente en la gestación e inicio de la lucha por la Independencia Nacional.
Fue esposa del Corregidor, Lic. Don Miguel Domínguez, en cuya casa se fraguó la conspiración libertaria, disfrazada de tertulia literaria.
El ingeniero Carlos Noriega diseñó el monumento, inaugurado en septiembre de 1910, durante las conmemoraciones del Centenario de la Independencia.
La estatua, águilas y adornos, se fundieron en la casa Glandenbeck und Sohn, de Berlín, Alemania.

English:
Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora"
(The Major's Wife)
Permanent memorial to Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, national heroine that participated intellectually and actively in the emergence of the war for the National Independence.
She was married to the Major, Lic. Don Miguel Dominguez, in which house the freedom conspiracy was prepared, under the disguise of a literary meeting.
Engineer Carlos Noriega designed the monument, and it was inaugurated in September 1910, during the commemoration of the Independence Centennial.
The statue, eagles and decorations, were cast in Glandenbeck und Sohn house, in Belin, Germany.
 
Location.
Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
2. Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" Marker
Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 20° 35.639′ N, 100° 23.508′ W. Marker was in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker was on Calle Corregidora just north of Calle 16 de Septiembre, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Monument to Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez (here, next to this marker); Temple and former Convent of San Antonio (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple and former Convent of San Francisco (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Residence of Epigmenio and Emeterio González (about 120 meters away); Cantina "El Puerto de Mazatlán" (about 150 meters away); House of Mariano Lara (about 150 meters away); The Royal Inland Road (about 180 meters away); Temple of the Congregation (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
3. Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" Marker
The monument can be seen in the background.
Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" Marker now removed image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 31, 2018
4. Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" Marker now removed
Compare this photo to the previous photo from 2016, showing that the marker has been obviously removed. The Querétaro municipal authorities put in place a renovation and reordering of the city's historical markers, starting in January 2018.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on April 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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