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San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The First Spanish Prisoners

 
 
The First Spanish Prisoners Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
1. The First Spanish Prisoners Marker
Inscription.
Aquí fueron recluidos
los primeros
prisioneros españoles
16 de septiembre de 1810.

English translation:
Here were held
the first Spanish prisoners
September 16, 1810

 
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel.
 
Location. 20° 54.964′ N, 100° 44.478′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker can be reached from Calle Colegio just north of Calle Mesones, on the left. Touch for map. The markers are on the facade of the Colegio de San Francisco Sales (College of Saint Francis of Sales), just north of the Plaza Cívica. 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. Tellez Delgado Gas Pump (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Doctor Juan Antonio Pérez de Espinosa (about 90 meters away); The Remains of the Insurgents (about 150 meters away); House of Ignacio Aldama (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Here Independence was Planned (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); House of Francisco Lanzagorta
Additional marker on the right of the entrance to the Colegio de Sales image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
2. Additional marker on the right of the entrance to the Colegio de Sales
The additional marker reads:
Al Pbro. y Dr. Juan Benito Diaz de Gamarra
II Centenario de su Muerte
1783-1983
Homenaje del H. Ayuntamiento de Allende

English translation:
To the Priest and Doctor Juan Benito Diaz de Gamarra
200th Anniversary of his death
1783-1983
Tribute from the Municipality of Allende
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); First Independent Municipality of Mexico (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Master Builder Ceferino Gutiérrez Muñóz (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Regarding The First Spanish Prisoners. The marker refers to the first hours of the Mexican War of Independence and that Spanish loyalists were jailed here by the insurgents.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWars, Non-US
 
The First Spanish Prisoners Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
3. The First Spanish Prisoners Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the entrance to the Colegio de Sales.
The First Spanish Prisoners Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
4. The First Spanish Prisoners Marker
The markers are behind the large bushes in this view of the Colegio de Sales.
 
 
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 120 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2. submitted on October 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on October 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on October 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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