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Gracias, Lempira, Honduras
 

Doctor Juan Lindo

 
 
Doctor Juan Lindo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 12, 2014
1. Doctor Juan Lindo Marker
Gracias, Lempira was founded in 1536, which puts the date the marker was placed at 1936.
Inscription.
Ex-Presidente de Honduras.
Abril 23 1857 recuerdo
cuarto centenario
fundacion de la ciudad de Gracias.

English translation:
Ex-President of Honduras.
April 23 1857
In memory of four hundred years
since the founding of the city of Gracias.

 
Erected 1936.
 
Location. 14° 35.329′ N, 88° 35.066′ W. Marker is in Gracias, Lempira. Click for map. This marker is at Juan Lindo's tomb within the San Cristobal Fort within the city limits of Gracias, Lempira, Honduras. The fort entrance is one block from the perimeter road on Calle Alberto Galeano Trejo.
 
Regarding Doctor Juan Lindo. Juan Lindo was the first President of El Salvador after independence from Spain from 1841 to 1842 and President of Honduras from 1847 to 1852.
 
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Wide view of Doctor Juan Lindo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 12, 2014
2. Wide view of Doctor Juan Lindo Marker
The marker is on Dr. Juan Lindo's tomb.
Doctor Juan Lindo additional marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 12, 2014
3. Doctor Juan Lindo additional marker
This additional marker on Dr. Juan Lindo's tomb says in English, "You may be an official hated in your time, but if you want future generations to favor you with their vote, build schools. Juan Lindo".
San Cristobal Fort image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 12, 2014
4. San Cristobal Fort
Site of Juan Lindo's tomb.
 
 
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