San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Fathers Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo
oficiaron los curas
Miguel y Jose Joaquin
Hidalgo - 1784
In this temple
officiated the priests
Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel.
Location. 20° 54.812′ N, 100° 44.622′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker can be reached from Calle Correo just east of Calle Cuna de Allende. Touch for map. The marker is mounted to the left of the main entrance of Parroquia San Miguel Arcángel. 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. Monument to José Diez de Sollano y Dávalos (a few steps from this marker); Master Builder Ceferino Gutiérrez Muñóz (within shouting distance of this marker); Friar Juan de San Miguel (within shouting distance of this marker); The House of Luis Malo (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Ignacio Allende (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Francisco Lanzagorta First Independent Municipality of Mexico (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Here Independence was Planned (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
Regarding Fathers Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo. Miguel Hidalgo, one of the first leaders of Mexican independence, was a priest. He and his older brother, José Joaquín, also a priest, both officiated at the Parroquia de San Miguel in 1784. José Joaquín Hidalgo would die in 1802, some eight years before his brother's initial attempts to gain independence from Spain.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.