Atiquizaya, Ahuachapán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
200th Anniversary of the First Cry of Salvadoran Independence
La Licenciada Ana Luisa Rodríguez de Gonzalez,
periodo edilicio 2008-2012
En conmemoración de los doscientos años del primer grito
Atiquizaya, 05 de noviembre del año 2011.
The Municipal Council of the city of Atiquizaya,
presided over by
Ana Luisa Rodríguez de Gonzalez,
for the period 2008-2012
In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the First Cry of Independence.
Atiquizaya, November 5, 2011.
Location. 13° 58.591′ N, 89° 45.372′ W. Marker is in Atiquizaya, Ahuachapán. Marker can be reached from Avenidad 5 de Noviembre Norte. Click for map. The marker is in the central park of Atiquizaya, along the base of the bandstand.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Century of the City of Atiquizaya (a few steps from this marker); Salvador Antonio Gómez Góchez (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Stanley Boggs (approx. 8.8 kilometers away in Santa Ernesto "Che" Guevara's Visit to El Salvador (approx. 8.9 kilometers away in Santa Ana); Here Died General Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 9 kilometers away in Santa Ana); David Granadino (approx. 21.7 kilometers away in Santa Ana); Aurelio Fuertes and Santa Ana Cathedral (approx. 21.7 kilometers away in Santa Ana).
Regarding 200th Anniversary of the First Cry of Salvadoran Independence. The "First Cry of Independence" from Spain for Central America came on November 5, 1811 in San Salvador. Manuel José Arce proclaimed in a speech that "There is no King, no Intendent, no Captain General, we only owe allegiance to our Mayor!" This and other similar proclamations happened in what is now La Libertad Park, San Salvador. This initial proclamation was put down by the Spanish with the arrest and dispersal of those seeking independence. Independence from Spain was finally gained on September 15, 1821 after ten more years of struggle.
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