Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace)
Casa de la Corregidora (House of Magistrates Wife)
This 18th century construction facing the Plaza de
Armas was designed to be both Official Residence and
The cement covered and painted facade of the two story
structure maintains its original appearance.
An entrance way framed in carved stone leads to the inner
courtyard bordered by semicircular archways on both
The left wing housed the jail and a chapel for the
prisoners, while the upper rooms were designated for
Mayer, cashier and servants.
Sala de Estato (state room) and Cabildo (town council
room) faced on the street.
The Corregidora, Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, lived here
when the spark was lit that led to Mexico's independence.
The building is now seat of the state government.