The city was a native settlement as far back as the 12th Century, and the Spanish founded a city here in 1541. The city was known as Valladolid, after Valladolid, Spain, until about 1810.
Today, Morelia is known as a beautiful, historic city.
People Born in Morelia
Morelia in People's Lives
Ignacio Allende: I attended secret meetings concerning Mexican independence here, around 1805, contemplating betraying my country in favor of my Mexican allegiance.