San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Here Independence was Planned
de la Nueva España
Here was planned the Independence
of New Spain
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel.
Location. 20° 54.874′ N, 100° 44.604′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is at the intersection of Calle San Francisco and Portal de Guadalupe, on the right when traveling west on Calle San Francisco. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 37700, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Independent Municipality of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Ignacio Aldama (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Francisco Lanzagorta (within shouting distance of this marker); Master Builder Ceferino Gutiérrez Muñóz (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Monument to José Diez de Sollano y Dávalos (about 90 meters away); Friar Juan de San Miguel (about 90 meters away); Birthplace of Ignacio Allende Fathers Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
Regarding Here Independence was Planned. Pro-independence conspirators met in this house prior to the start of the independence movement on September 16, 1810.
The marker uses the name New Spain as that was how Mexico was known during the colonial period.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.