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

Ignacio Pérez

 
 
Ignacio Pérez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2016
1. Ignacio Pérez Marker
Inscription.
Don Ignacio Perez
(¿ - 1848)

Procer and legendario insurgente
queretano, “El Jinete del Destino,”
que tuvo la gloria de llevar
el mensaje de la Corregidora
al Padre Hidalgo en el pueblo
de Dolores, en Guanajuato,
el 14 de septiembre de 1810.
H. Ayuntamiento 1988-1991

English translation:
Ignacio Pérez
(? – 1848)

Independence leader and legendary rebel from Querétaro, the “Horseman of Destiny” who had the glory of carrying the Magistrate’s message to Father Hidalgo in the town of Dolores, Guanajuato on September 14, 1810.
Honorable City Council 1988-1991

 
Erected by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Querétaro 1988-1991.
 
Location. 20° 35.569′ N, 100° 22.812′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from Calle Ejército Republicano just from Calle La Estrella. Touch for map. The marker and statue are on the grounds of the Cemetery of the Illustrious of Querétaro (Panteón de los Queretanos Ilustres). Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76020, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Epigmenio González (here, next
Ignacio Pérez Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2016
2. Ignacio Pérez Marker and statue
to this marker); Félix Osores y Sotomayor (a few steps from this marker); Ignacio Mariano de las Casas (within shouting distance of this marker); Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra (within shouting distance of this marker); General José María Arteaga Magallanes (within shouting distance of this marker); Josefa Vergara y Hernández (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana (within shouting distance of this marker); German Patiño (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding Ignacio Pérez. Ignacio Pérez was one of a small group of conspirators in Querétaro that wanted to promote Mexican Independence against Spanish rule. On September 14, 1810 he carried a message from fellow conspirator Josefa Ortíz Domínguez (the "Corregidora" or "Magistrate's Wife") to Ignacio Allende and Miguel Hidalgo in Dolores, Guanajuato. This act kept many of the conspirators there from being captured by the Spanish and prompted Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
Ignacio Pérez's burial niche in the nearby cemetery chapel. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2016
3. Ignacio Pérez's burial niche in the nearby cemetery chapel.

El pueblo queretano, dedica este recuerdo
a la memoria del insurgente nacido en esta tierra
Don Ignacio Perez, mensajero
de la Independencia, cuyos restos yacen en este
lugar, con motivo del siglo y medio de su muerte.
1786-1846
Santiago de Queretaro, Septiembre - 1996
H. Ayuntamiento de Queretaro 1994-1997

English translation:
The people of Querétaro dedicate this to the memory of the insurgent born in this land, Ignacio Pérez, messenger of the Independence, whose remains lie here in this place, on the 150th anniversary of his death.
1786-1846
Santiago de Querétaro, September 1996
Honorable Municipality of Querétaro 1994-1997
to give his famous declaration of independence called the Grito de Dolores (Cry of Dolores) on September 16, 1810. This date is now considered to be the beginning of Mexican independence.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Ignacio Pérez statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2016
4. Ignacio Pérez statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 9, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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