San Miguel de Allende and the Heartland Sights

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Biblioteca Pública Gertrudis Bocanegra

Biblioteca Pública Gertrudis Bocanegra Review

Juan O'Gorman painted a vast mural depicting the history of the region and of the Purépecha people in the back of this library in 1942. At the bottom right is Gertrudis Bocanegra, a local heroine who was shot in 1814 for refusing to divulge the revolutionaries' secrets to the Spaniards. The Biblioteca is on a lively plaza.

    Contact Information

  • Address: North side of Plaza Bocanegra, Pátzcuaro, 61600
  • Phone: 434/342–5441
  • Hours: Daily 9–6:30
  • Location: Pátzcuaro

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