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Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University

 
 
Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 12, 2013
1. Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker
Inscription. Universidad Alberto Masferrer símbol y lema: Tres decadas formando ganadores
La junta central de directores de la Universidad Salvadoreña Alberto Masferrer USAM
En conmemoración del trigésimo aniversario de su fundación, y con la colaboración del honorable Concejo Municipal de San Salvador presidido por el Sr. Alcalde Dr. Norman Quijano, erige este monumento como testimonio permanente de gratitud y reconocimiento a uno de los mejores hijos de nuestro querido El Salvador:
Don Alberto Masferrer
"Por la educación hacia el progreso" [Nombres de oficiales de la USAM] San Salvador, 24 de Noviembre de 2009

English translation:
Alberto Masferrer University seal and motto: Three decades forming winners
The Board of Directors of the Salvadoran University Alberto Masferrer USAM
In commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of its founding, and in collaboration with the Honorable Municipality of San Salvador presided by the Mayor Dr. Norman Quijano, erects this monument as permanent testimony of thanks and recognition to one of the greatest sons of our dear El Salvador:
Alberto Masferrer
"Progress through education"
[Names of University officials]
San Salvador, November 24, 2009
 
Erected
Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 12, 2013
2. Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker and statue
The statue of Alberto Masferrer is by Salvadoran sculptor Joaco Serrano. The statue holds his most famous work "Minimum Vital".
2009 by Alberto Masferrer University and Municipality of San Salvador.
 
Location. 13° 42.212′ N, 89° 14.931′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Marker is on Paseo Escalón, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. This marker and statue are on the Masferrer traffic circle at the intersection of Avenidad Jerusalem and Paseo Escalon. Marker is in this post office area: San Salvador 01101, El Salvador.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bicentennial Park (approx. one kilometer away); Claudia Lars (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Agustín Barrios (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Salarrué (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Valero Lecha (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Pancho Lara (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Allegory to the Constitution of 1950 (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins (approx. 1.5 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Regarding Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University. Alberto Masferrer (1868-1932) was a Salvadoran teacher, politician, journalist, philosopher, poet and writer. His life work focused on social issues and the rights of the less fortunate. With the assassination of President Araujo and the coming to power of General Hernandez Martinez, he was increasingly isolated
Dedication of Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Municipality of San Salvador, November 24, 2009
3. Dedication of Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker
The Mayor of San Salvador (left) unveiling the marker and statue in 2009.
politically. With the 1932 peasant uprising and subsequent massacres, he went into exile in Honduras.
 
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Grave of Alberto Masferrer, Los Ilustres Cemetery, San Salvador image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
4. Grave of Alberto Masferrer, Los Ilustres Cemetery, San Salvador
 
 
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