Temple and Convent of San Antonio Historical

Temple and Convent of San Antonio Historical (HM1WG2)

Location: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000 Santiago de Querétaro
Country: Mexico

N 20° 35.677', W 100° 23.507'

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Templo y Convento de San Antonio
En 1613 se inició la construcción del Convento por los religiosos franciscanos adscritos a la observancia de los dieguinos. Templo y convento quedaron bajo la advocación de San Antonio de Padua y al cuidado de la Provincia de San Pedro y San Pablo de Michoacán.La obra fue concluida en 1678. Hacia 1700, la generosidad de Juan Caballero y Osio transformó al convento y al templo, adornándolos con ricos colaterales barrocos y un magnífico retablo. Se conservan dos espléndidas esculturas virreinales de San Francisco de Asís y San Pedro de Alcántara. Dos de sus frailes, Felipe Luna y Cristóbal Suárez, conspiraron a favor de la Independencia de México. English:
Temple and Convent of San Antonio
In 1613 construction was begun on the monastery for the religious Franciscans ascribed to the observation of the friars called dieguinos. The church and the monastery remained dedicated to San Antonio de Padua and to the care of the Province of Saints Peter and Paula of Michoacan. The church was completed in 1678. About 1700, through the generosity of Juan Caballero y Osio, the monastery and the church were transformed being adorned with walls in the rich baroque style and a magnificent altarpiece. The splendid sculptures of the vice regal
period, San Francisco de Asis y San Pedro de Alcantara, were preserved. Two of the friars here, Felipe Luna and Cristobal Suarez, helped in the plans for the Independence of Mexico.
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HM NumberHM1WG2
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 1:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 354955 N 2277903
Decimal Degrees20.59461667, -100.39178333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 20° 35.677', W 100° 23.507'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds20° 35' 40.62" N, 100° 23' 30.42" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14 Angela Peralta, Santiago de Querétaro Querétaro 76000, MX
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