Dolores Hidalgo in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
From Here Hidalgo Proclaimed Mexican Independence
arengo el padre de la patria
al pueblo reunido en el atrio
la mañana del 16 de septiembre
Año de 1950
Hidalgo, desde aquí, proclamo la independencia,
homenaje de los niños de las escuelas estatales
de la ciudad de Leon. X-MCMLIII
the father of the homeland called to
the townspeople gathered in the atrium on
the morning of September 16, 1810
Hidalgo first proclaimed independence from here,
An homage from the children of state schools
of the city of Leon. X-MCMLIII (October 1953)
Location. 21° 9.495′ N, 100° 56.054′ W. Marker is in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo. Touch for map. The marker is attached to the front of the Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (Templo de la Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores), near the intersection of Calles Guanajuato and Querétaro.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Route of Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Decrees of Benito Juárez in Dolores Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); Cocomacán (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Hidalgo (about 90 meters away); Birthplace of José Alfredo Jiménez (about 180 meters away); The Route of the Insurgents (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Hidalgo House and Museum (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sanctuary of Jesus Nazarene of Atotonilco UNESCO World Heritage Site (approx. 22.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dolores Hidalgo.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.