Biblioteca Hidalgo - Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexcio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 23° 11.983 W 106° 25.506
13Q E 354158 N 2566342
Quick Description: This public library is locaed in the Plazuela de los Leones.
Location: Sinaloa, Mexico
Date Posted: 10/15/2012 6:23:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMFGA4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo
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Long Description:
Two lions flank the entrance to the Biblioteca Hidalgo in Mazatlan's historic center.
Although additional information about the library could not be found, this website (visit link) gives some additional information about the area (translated from Spanish to English by Google):

"La Plazuela Hidalgo or commonly called the Plazuela de los Leones, is the second oldest in the city and it was established the first formal market, was so named because in its center was a statue of Miguel Hidalgo, the father of the Patria, however this was only until 1899, having been replaced by a kiosk in the center of the square and then rose a building that provides shelter to two libraries, the Biblioteca Benjamin Franklin, and the Municipal Library in main entrance there are two figures of lions golden stone, which are the main reason that the people you have given to this square its present name.

In this square has been identified for years cone a perfect place to rest and study, surrounded by trees, palm trees and wrought iron benches in the square there is an air of calm that invites relaxation, fresh air and silence.

Location: Located just a few blocks of the walk "Olas Altas".
Classification of Library: Public Library (Open to all)

Internet access available: Unknown - Could not verify

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Additional Internet Connection Options: Not listed

Approximate date of opening.: Not listed

Library Website: Not listed

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