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Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato by Geri Anderson

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Dolores Hidalgo: Mexico's Cradle of Independence - September 15, 1810 Geri Anderson

As you walk toward the main square from the bus terminal in Dolores Hidalgo, it's hard to imagine the impassioned frenzy that heated this Mexican village on September 15, 1810. Here, on the balcony of his home, the town's beloved priest, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, yelled "El Grito de Dolores," the Cry of Independence. It was a cry that changed the history of North America, and, indeed, the world. read more
Published or Updated on: September 15, 2007 by Geri Anderson © 2007
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