In the early hours of September 16, 1810, father Hidalgo, accompanied by several conspirators –Iganacio Allende, Doña Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez- rang the bell of his little church, calling everyone to fight for liberty. This was the beginning of the Independence War, which lasted 10 years. (inside-mexico.com)
Come join thousands of Sacramentans to celebrate Mexican Independence Day on the west side of the State Capitol. 10th street will be closed from L to N to accommodate an even dozen local food trucks and carts, including most of Sacramento’s best. September 15.