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Santa Lucia Milpas Altas, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

Santo Tomás Milpas Altas

 
 
Santo Tomás Milpas Altas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 8, 2016
1. Santo Tomás Milpas Altas Marker
Inscription.
Santo Tomas Milpas Altas
Sacatepequez
fue fundada por los españoles por el
General Francisco Monterroso
el 14 de marzo de 1773
y el primer aniversario de los 223 años
fue celebrado en el año 2002
por el pueblo y la Auxiliatura de Santo Tomas Milpas Altas

Santo Tomas Milpas Altas
Marzo 2002.

English translation:
Santo Tomás Milpas Altas, Sacatepéquez
was founded by the Spanish
by General Francisco Monterroso
on March 14, 1773
The 223rd anniversary of its founding was celebrated in 2002
by the people and the Village Government of Santo Tomás Milpas Altas

Santo Tomás Milpas Altas
March 2002.

 
Erected 2002 by Pueblo y la Auxiliatura de Santo Tomás Milpas Altas.
 
Location. 14° 33.549′ N, 90° 40.213′ W. Marker is in Santa Lucia Milpas Altas, Sacatepéquez. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reconstruction After Guatemala's 1976 Earthquake (approx. 5.4 kilometers away); Volcano Agua (approx. 5.7 kilometers away); Volcanos Fuego and Acatenango (approx. 5.7 kilometers away); Battle of San Lucas Monument
Santo Tomás Milpas Altas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 8, 2016
2. Santo Tomás Milpas Altas Marker
The marker is affixed to the base of the cross seen to the right. The Catholic Church of Santo Tomás can be seen in the distance.
(approx. 5.8 kilometers away); Catholic Church of Santa Ana (approx. 6.1 kilometers away); Candelaria Pilgrimage of 1963 to Antigua (approx. 6.3 kilometers away); Home of Brother Pedro (approx. 6.4 kilometers away); Pedro Cofiño and Ramon Palencia Shot by Firing Squad (approx. 6.4 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Santo Tomás Milpas Altas. Santo Tomás Milpas Altas is a village (aldea) of the municipality of Santa Lucía Milpas Altas.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Santo Tomás Milpas Altas Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 8, 2016
3. Santo Tomás Milpas Altas Catholic Church
Interior of the Santo Tomás Milpas Altas Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 8, 2016
4. Interior of the Santo Tomás Milpas Altas Catholic Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016.
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