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Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

Catholic Church of Santa Ana

 
 
Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2016
1. Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker
Inscription.
Homenaje
a Mrs. Matilda G. Gray
Residente en U.S.A.
por su empeño y valiosa
cooperacion para reconstruir
este templo
El Comite y vecinos de Santa Ana
Antigua G. Dic. 27 de 1964

English translation:
Tribute to Mrs. Matilda G. Gray
Resident of the USA
for her diligence and valuable
cooperation in the reconstruction of this temple
The Committee and neighbors of Santa Ana
Antigua Guatemala, December 27, 1964

 
Erected 1964 by El Comité y vecinos de Santa Ana.
 
Location. 14° 32.882′ N, 90° 43.532′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez. Click for map. The marker is on the front of the Catholic Church of Santa Ana, in the central square of Aldea Santa Ana.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Brother Pedro (approx. half a kilometer away); Walter Williams in Guatemala (approx. half a kilometer away); Volcano Agua (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Volcanos Fuego and Acatenango (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Esquisuchil (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); J. Adrian Coronado y Polanco
Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2016
2. Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker
This interesting bilingual sign on the left of the church facade indicates that the village of Santa Ana was founded in 1538 and has an elevation of 1533 meters or 5030 feet.
(approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Pedro Cofiño and Ramon Palencia Shot by Firing Squad (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
Regarding Catholic Church of Santa Ana. Santa Ana is a village (aldea) of La Antigua Guatemala.
 
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Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2016
3. Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker
The marker can be seen at the far right of the facade of the church.
Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2016
4. Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker
An example of the buttresses used in colonial-era church construction.
Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2016
5. Catholic Church of Santa Ana Marker
The plaza in front of the church, with Agua Volcano to the south.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on July 16, 2016.
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