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The Guatemalan Military Museum

Museo Heráldico y de Armas de Guatemala

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, August 5, 2016
1. The Guatemalan Military Museum Marker
Inscription.
Museo Heráldico y de Armas de Guatemala
El ejército de Guatemala, para conservar el Castillo de San José restaurado por el Cuerpo de Arquitectos e Ingenieros del Teatro Nacional durante los años 1961 a 1969, lo habilita como museo para el periodo de la independencia al 20 de octubre de 1944.
Al inaugurar la mencionada obra, el comandante general del Ejercito Licenciado Julio Cesar Méndez Montenegro y Ministro de la Def. Nac. General Doroteo Reyes Santa Cruz agradecen la cooperación
de las dependencias del Ministerio de Comunicaciones y Obras Públicas, servicio de Ingenieros del Ejercito y Directivo del Museo integrada por los Coroneles, Enrique Ruiz Garcia, Amadeo Chinchilla Orellana, Raúl Arnoldo Andrade de Leon, y Roberto Lorenzana Salazar.
Centro Cultural de Guatemala, 30 de junio de 1969.
Talleres Centrales de Caminos

English translation:
The Guatemalan Military Museum
Guatemala's military forces, in order to preserve the San José Fort which was restored by the Architects and Engineers Corps as the National Theatre during the years 1961-1969, inaugurates it as a museum to the Revolution of October 20, 1944.
By inaugurating this work, the Commanding General of the military, Julio César Méndez Montenegro and the Minister of National Defense, General
The Guatemalan Military Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 5, 2016
2. The Guatemalan Military Museum Marker
The marker is to the right of the museum entrance.
Doroteo Reyes Santa Cruz, appreciate the cooperation of the Ministry of Communications and Public Works, the service of the Engineering Unit of the Army and the Museum Directive made up of Colonels Enrique Ruiz Garcia, Amadeo Orellana Chinchilla, Arnoldo Raúl Andrade de León and Roberto Lorenzana Sálazar.
The Cultural Center of Guatemala, June 30, 1969.
Central Transportation Workshops
 
Location. 14° 37.691′ N, 90° 31.001′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Marker can be reached from 19a Calle 0 kilometers from 6a Avenida. Click for map. The entrance to the museum grounds is on 19a Calle, just a few meters from the intersection with 6a Avenida heading towards the south.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mobile Military Police (within shouting distance of this marker); Mario Méndez Montenegro (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Quetzal as Guatemala´s Currency (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); 300th Anniversary of the Printing Press in Guatemala (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Assassination of Maria Chinchilla (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Dolores Bedoya de Molina (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); José Martí in Guatemala (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); House of Miguel Garcia Granados (approx. one kilometer away). Click for a list of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Categories. Wars, Non-US
 
The Guatemalan Military Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 5, 2016
3. The Guatemalan Military Museum Marker
The museum includes many armaments used by the Guatemalan military. This view is from the terrace of the museum towards the south of Guatemala City.
The Guatemalan Military Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 5, 2016
4. The Guatemalan Military Museum Marker
This view is towards the entrance of the military museum, roughly to the west from 6a Avenida.
The Guatemalan Military Museum image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 5, 2016
5. The Guatemalan Military Museum
This view is from the highest terrace of the old San José Fort of Guatemala City, looking towards the north to Zone 1.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on September 21, 2016.
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