Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana
H. Ayuntamiento de Queretaro
Queretaro, Qro., Septiembre de 1994
The Honorable City Council honors the memory and recognizes the work of the illustrious son of Ayala, Spain, Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana, Marquis of the Villa del Villar del Águila, who dedicated much of his income for the benefit of this noble city with projects related to drinking water, such as the monumental aqueduct and the fountains and bridges that decorate it. He is declared as an illustrious son of Querétaro, and this statue that once was at the end of the aqueduct is placed here so that it can be appreciated in this cemetery, where the people and the government place their prominent women and men.
Honorable City Council of Querétaro, 1991-1994
Querétaro, Querétaro, September 1994
Erected 1994 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Querétaro 1991-1994.
Location. 20° 35.551′ N, 100° 22.812′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Calle Ejército Republicano and 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. Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra (here, next to this marker); Valentin F. Frías (a few steps from this marker); German Patiño (a few steps from this marker); General José María Arteaga Magallanes (within shouting distance of this marker); Epigmenio González (within shouting distance of this marker); Félix Osores y Sotomayor (within shouting distance of this marker); Ignacio Pérez (within shouting distance of this marker); Josefa Vergara y Hernández (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Regarding Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana. Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana, Marquis
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.