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Metapán, Santa Ana, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Saint Peter Church of Metapán

Iglesia de San Pedro de Metapán

 
 
Saint Peter Church of Metapán Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 24, 2015
1. Saint Peter Church of Metapán Marker
Inscription.
Templo Colonial
Construido en 1743
Restaurado en 1969
por Cemento de El Salvador, S.A.
a iniciativas de los
Padres Franciscanos Capuchinos.
El pueblo metapaneco
en gratitud.

English translation:
Colonial Temple
Constructed in 1743
Restored in 1969
by El Salvador Cement Company
under the initiative of
Capuchin-Franciscan Fathers.
The Metapán people
show their gratitude.

 
Erected 1969.
 
Location. 14° 19.927′ N, 89° 26.859′ W. Marker is in Metapán, Santa Ana. Click for map. The marker is on the front of Saint Peter Catholic Church to the east of the central park in Metapán.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centennial of Salvadoran Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial of the First Cry of Central American Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Municipality of Metapán (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Saint Peter Church of Metapán Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 24, 2015
2. Saint Peter Church of Metapán Marker
The marker is directly to the left of the front door of the church (the second marker from the left mounted on the front of the church).
Saint Peter Church of Metapán interior image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 24, 2015
3. Saint Peter Church of Metapán interior
Saint Peter Church of Metapán additional marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 24, 2015
4. Saint Peter Church of Metapán additional marker
This marker also on the church front describes the original construction as being done from June 11, 1736 to June 11, 1743. Restorations were made in 1969, 1983-1984, 2002, and 2011-2012.
Saint Peter Church of Metapán additional marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 24, 2015
5. Saint Peter Church of Metapán additional marker
This marker, also on the church front, commemorates the 200th anniversary of the church in 1943.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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