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Sonsonate, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Rafael Campo

 
 
Rafael Campo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 21, 2019
1. Rafael Campo Marker
Inscription.  

La ciudad de Sonsonate a su esclarecido hijo el eximio patriota Don Rafael Campo
Ex Presidente de la Republica del Salvador
1856-1858
“Ni una sola lagrima ni una gota de sangre hizo verter al pueblo salvadoreño”
Municipalidad de 1912

English translation:
The city of Sonsonate to her enlightened son, the distinguished patriot Rafael Campo
President of the Republic of El Salvador
1856-1858
“Neither a single tear, nor a drop of blood did he force the Salvadoran people to shed.”
Municipality of 1912
 
Erected 1912 by Municipalidad de Sonsonate.
 
Location. 13° 43.258′ N, 89° 43.678′ W. Marker is in Sonsonate, Sonsonate. Marker is on Avenida Claudia Lars just south of 1a Calle Oriente, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sonsonate 02301, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Manuel José Arce (within shouting distance of this marker); Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero Galdámez
Rafael Campo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 21, 2019
2. Rafael Campo Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Cathedral of Sonsonate and the 2001 Earthquakes (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish Church of Saint John the Baptist (approx. 6.8 kilometers away); Oscar Arnulfo Romero (approx. 6.8 kilometers away); Nahuizalco (approx. 6.8 kilometers away); Acajutla (approx. 18.1 kilometers away); The Ataco Catholic Church and 2001 Earthquake (approx. 21.2 kilometers away in Ahuachapán). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonsonate.
 
Also see . . .  Rafael Campo. Campo was President of El Salvador during the Central American "National War" against the filibusters led by William Walker from 1856 to 1857. (Submitted on August 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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