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Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

Francisco Marroquín

1563 - Abril 18 - 1963

 
 
Francisco Marroquín Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 30, 2015
1. Francisco Marroquín Marker
Inscription.
Homenaje de la Sociedad de Geografia e Historia al 1r Obispo de Guatemala Ilmo Lic. Dn Francisco Marroquín, Benemérito de la cultural nacional, en el 4o centenario de su muerte

English translation:
Tribute from the Society of Geography and History to the First Bishop of Guatemala the Illustrious Francisco Marroquín, meritorious as part of the national culture, on the four hundredth anniversary of his death.
 
Erected 1963.
 
Location. 14° 33.421′ N, 90° 43.984′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez. Marker is at the intersection of 4 Avenida Sur and 4a Calle Oriente, on the right when traveling north on 4 Avenida Sur. Click for map. This marker is directly to the left of the Cathedral of Antigua near a small library.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala (a few steps from this marker); Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site (within shouting distance of this marker); California Avocado Society Thanks Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedro Cortés y Larraz (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fountain of Antigua's Central Park
Wide view of Francisco Marroquín Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 30, 2015
2. Wide view of Francisco Marroquín Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); First Printing Press in Central America (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Palace of the Captaincy General (about 90 meters away); Sculptor Quirio Cataño (about 90 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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