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Santa Cruz del Quiché, El Quiché, Guatemala
 

Founding of the Department of El Quiche, Guatemala

 
 
Founding of the Department of El Quiche, Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2015
1. Founding of the Department of El Quiche, Guatemala Marker
Inscription.
Hasta el año 1872
La mayor parte del territorio
Del Quiche formó parte del
Departamento de Sololá, hasta
que por decreto del 12 de
Agosto de 1872 emitido
por el Presidente
Miguel Garcia Granados
Fue creado el Departamento
Del Quiche integrado por
13 municipios.
Administración 2004-2008

English translation:
Until 1872 the majority of the
territory of El Quiche was part of
the Department of Sololá until
the decree of August 12 emitted
by President Miguel Garcia Granados
which created the Department of Quiche
made up of 13 municipalities.

Administration 2004-2008
 
Erected by Municipal Administration of Santa Cruz del Quiché.
 
Location. 15° 1.784′ N, 91° 8.94′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz del Quiché, El Quiché. Click for map. This marker is directly in front of the Catholic Church of Santa Cruz del Quiche in the Central Park.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 29 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Plaza Tecún Umán (within shouting distance of this marker); El Quiché War Victims (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line);
Wide view of the Founding of the Department of El Quiche, Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2015
2. Wide view of the Founding of the Department of El Quiche, Guatemala Marker
Manuel Tzoc, Founder of Nahualá (approx. 27.6 kilometers away in Sololá).
 
Also see . . .  El Quiche Department, Guatemala. (Submitted on January 19, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. Government
 
Bust of Miguel Garcia Granados image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2015
3. Bust of Miguel Garcia Granados
This bust of Miguel Garcia Granados is a copy of an earlier one made by Rodolfo Galeotti Torres.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on December 6, 2016.
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