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Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Oscar Romero Park

 
 
Oscar Romero Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 14, 2015
1. Oscar Romero Park Marker
Inscription.

Parque Monseñor
Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez
Ciudad Barrios se honra en eregir este monumento alegórico a su Hijo Meritísimo, quien dio la vida por los habitantes de este país por amor, por justicia y por el evangelio de Jesucristo.
Alcalde Municipal René Wilfredo Gómez
Concejo, Personal de la Alcaldía y todo el pueblo de Ciudad Barrios
15 de agosto de 2014

English translation:
Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo
Romero y Galdámez Park
Ciudad Barrios is honored to erect this symbolic monument to its most Illustrious Son, who gave his life for the people of this country for love, for justice and for the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Mayor René Wilfredo Gómez
Board, Municipal Personnel and the people of Ciudad Barrios
August 15, 2014

 
Erected 2014.
 
Location. 13° 45.948′ N, 88° 16.273′ W. Marker is in Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel. Click for map. The marker and statue are directly in front of the Ciudad Barrios Catholic Church on the main town square.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 26 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Oscar Romero (within shouting distance of this marker); First Century of Ciudad Barrios
Wide view of Oscar Romero Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 14, 2015
2. Wide view of Oscar Romero Park Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); El Mozote (approx. 22.4 kilometers away in Morazán); El Mozote Children's Memorial (approx. 22.4 kilometers away in Morazán); French and Mexican recognition (approx. 24.4 kilometers away in Morazán); Peugeot armored car (approx. 24.4 kilometers away in Morazán); 75 mm cannon (approx. 24.4 kilometers away in Morazán); Direct strike against the Counter-Insurgency Plan (approx. 24.4 kilometers away in Morazán). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad Barrios.
 
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Catholic church of Ciudad Barrios image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 14, 2015
3. Catholic church of Ciudad Barrios
Mural inside Ciudad Barrios Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 14, 2015
4. Mural inside Ciudad Barrios Catholic Church
This mural of Romero's death is inside the Catholic Church and directly to the right after the entrance.
 
 
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