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Santa Tecla, La Libertad, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

One Hundred Years Since the Founding of Santa Tecla

 
 
One Hundred Years Since the Founding of Santa Tecla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2015
1. One Hundred Years Since the Founding of Santa Tecla Marker
Inscription.
24 y 25
Deciembre
1854-1954
La ciudad de Nueva San Salvador, al cumplirse el
Primer centenario de su fundación
Consagra agradecida este monumento a la memoria de
sus
Prominentes Fundadores
Autorizó su erección el acuerdo de 8 de agosto de 1854
Sancionó su fundación el Decreto Legislativo de 5 de febrero de 1855
Que la tituló de ciudad y capital

English translation:
24 and 25 of December
1854 - 1954
The city of Nueva San Salvador, at the
First century since its founding
Thankfully presents this monument to the memory of
its
Prominent Founders
Its elevation was authorized with the decree of August 8, 1854
Its foundation was sanctioned by Legislative Decree on February 5, 1855

 
Erected 1954.
 
Location. 13° 40.416′ N, 89° 17.113′ W. Marker is in Santa Tecla, La Libertad. Marker is on Calle Jose Ciriaco Lopez. Click for map. The marker is at San Martin Park in the center of Santa Tecla.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adalberto Guirola Children’s Home (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Manuel Gallardo (approx. 0.3 kilometers
Wide view of One Hundred Years Since the Founding of Santa Tecla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2015
2. Wide view of One Hundred Years Since the Founding of Santa Tecla Marker
Founders Colonel José Maria San Martin (left) and Bishop Tomás Miguel Pineda y Saldana (right) can be seen on the monument base.
away); El Cafetalón (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Kiosk of Daniel Hernandez Plaza (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Tribute to Santa Tecla (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Madre Clara Maria de Jesus Quiros (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Santa Tecla Culture and Arts Center (approx. half a kilometer away); Monument to the Victims of Las Colinas Landslide (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Tecla.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Reverse of One Hundred Years Since the Founding of Santa Tecla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2015
3. Reverse of One Hundred Years Since the Founding of Santa Tecla Marker
The reverse side of the monument includes Founders Jose Ciriaco Lopez (left) and Friar Esteban Trinidad Castillo (right). The smaller marker says (English translation) "1865 - January 28 - 1965, The Santa Tecla Cultural Group, Department of La Libertad in the First Century of its Founding". The larger, lower marker refers to remodeling work done on the surrounding park dedicated on May 1, 2002.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 22 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 June 16, 2016.
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