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San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue

 
 
Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 17, 2019
1. Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue Marker
Inscription.  

Gobierno de San Salvador
Otorga un merecido homenaje con el nombramiento de la
Avenida Coronel Arturo Castellanos
Diplomático y militar salvadoreño, cuyo heroísmo durante la II Guerra Mundial es recordado entre la comunidad judía y el mundo entero, y hoy exaltamos su nombre en esta importante arteria de la ciudad capital para plasmarlo, como huella imborrable, en la historia del país.
San Salvador, 30 de junio de 2016.

English translation:
Government of San Salvador
A well-deserved tribute is given with the naming of
Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue
Diplomat and member of the Salvadoran military, whose heroism during World War II is remembered by both the Jewish community and the whole world. Today we exalt him by naming this important avenue of the capital city for him as a way to leave an indelible mark on the history of the country.
San Salvador, June 30, 2016.
 
Erected 2016 by Gobierno de San Salvador.
 
Location. 13° 42.532′ 
Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 17, 2019
2. Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue Marker
The avenue named for Coronel Castellanos runs right to left in the foreground of this view (also 89a Avenida). Note the San Salvador World Trade Center in the background.
N, 89° 14.516′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida Coronel José Arturo Castellanos and Calle del Mirador, on the left when traveling south on Avenida Coronel José Arturo Castellanos. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Salvador 01101, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University (approx. one kilometer away); José de San Martín (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Chilean Nobel Prize Winners (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Juan Guzmán Cruchaga (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); The Martyrs of "El Despertar" (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Thelma Davidson de López (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Salarrué (approx. 1.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Also see . . .  Coronel José Arturo Castellanos. José Arturo Castellanos Contreras (San Vicente, El Salvador, December 23, 1893 — San Salvador, June 18, 1977) was a Salvadoran army colonel and diplomat who, while working as El Salvador's Consul General for Geneva during World War II, and in conjunction with a Jewish-Hungarian businessman named György Mandl, helped save up to 40,000 Jews and Central Europeans from Nazi persecution by providing them with political asylum (through Salvadoran nationality) (Submitted on July 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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