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Dolores Hidalgo in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Route of Hidalgo

 
 
The Route of Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 1, 2016
1. The Route of Hidalgo Marker
Inscription.
Al cumplirse 150 años de la gloriosa
iniciación de la lucha por la
Independencia de Mexico
la Secretaria de Educación Pública
ha erigido 260 estelas como ésta
que marcan la Ruta de Hidalgo
desde Dolores hasta Chihuahua,
lugar de su sacrificio.
15 de septiembre de 1960.

English translation:
To celebrate the 150th anniversary
of the glorious struggle for Mexican Independence
the Secretary of Public Education
has erected 260 monuments, like this one,
that mark the Route of Hidalgo
from here in Dolores to Chihuahua,
the place of his final sacrifice.
September 15, 1960

 
Erected 1960 by la Secretaria de Educación Pública.
 
Location. 21° 9.484′ N, 100° 56.065′ W. Marker is in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo. Marker is on Calle Guanajuato just east of Calle Hidalgo, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is on an alleyway to the right of the Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (Templo de la Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores), near the intersection of Calles Guanajuato and Hidalgo.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. From Here Hidalgo Proclaimed Mexican Independence
An additional The Route of Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 1, 2016
2. An additional The Route of Hidalgo Marker
This additional marker on the west side of the monument celebrates its restoration in 2010 on the 200th Anniversary of the beginning of the fight for Mexican Independence.

(within shouting distance of this marker); The Decrees of Benito Juárez in Dolores Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); Cocomacán (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of José Alfredo Jiménez (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Route of the Insurgents (about 210 meters away); The Hidalgo House and Museum (about 240 meters 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.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWars, US Indian
 
Nearby Benito Juárez marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 1, 2016
3. Nearby Benito Juárez marker
This additional marker, together with many other dedicatory markers, is located on the Museo Bicentenario (Bicentennial Museum), to the west of the featured marker. It reads:


El C. Lic. Benito Juarez.
Siendo Presidente de la Republica.
A su paso para el norte del país, el 6 de junio de 1863.
Se hospedo aquí, visitó la Casa de Hidalgo.
Regaló un álbum para ella y erigio
en ciudad esta población.

English translation:
Benito Juárez
as President of the Republic,
on his way to the north of the country on June 6, 1863,
stayed here and visited the House of Hidalgo.
He donated an album to the House and
elevated this town to the status of city.
The Route of Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 1, 2016
4. The Route of Hidalgo Marker
The monument includes an eagle with a banner in its beak that reads "Libertad" (Freedom).
A nearby mural of the Mexican Heroes of Independence image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 1, 2016
5. A nearby mural of the Mexican Heroes of Independence
From left to right, Miguel Hidalgo, José María Morelos and Vicente Guerrero.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on November 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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