Antigua Guatemala in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Notable Burials at the Cathedral of Santiago de Guatemala
En este sitio se dio sepultura a ilustres personajes vinculados con la conquista y fundación de Guatemala entre ellos
El Primero Obispo Lic. Franco Marroquin
El Adelantado Dn Pedro de Alvarado y Contreras y su esposa Dña Beatriz de la Cueva
Cap. Dn Pedro de Portocarrero
Lico. Dn. Francisco de La Cueva
Historiador Bernal Diaz del Castillo
y Doña Luisa de Xicotencatl
Junta Dptal Turismo
In this place, illustrious characters linked to the conquest and founding of Guatemala were buried, among them: The First Bishop Francisco Marroquín, the Adelantado Pedro de Alvarado y Contreras and his wife Beatriz de la Cueva, Captain Pedro de Portocarrero, Francisco de La Cueva, Historian Bernal Díaz del Castillo and Luisa de Xicotencatl
Departmental Tourism Board of Sacatepéquez, 1909
Erected 1909 by Junta Departamental de Turismo de Sacatepéquez.
Location. Touch for map. The marker is near the previous altar of the Cathedral of Santiago de Guatemala, to the right after the entrance into the ruins from the south on 5a Calle Oriente. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cathedral of Santiago de Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedro Cortés y Larraz (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Luis Cardoza y Aragón (within shouting distance of this marker); The University of San Carlos (within shouting distance of this marker); First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco Marroquín (within shouting distance of this marker); California Avocado Society Thanks Guatemala (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.