Corozal Town, Corozal, Belize — Central America
Corozal Town Hall
Corozal Town Historical Walk
In 1953 Corozal artist Manuel Villamor created his iconic mural which depicts the historical development of Corozal. The mural has changed over the years, in 1986 he redesigned it and in 2003 Mr. Villamor restored the mural. In 2012 at the age of 84 he completed his final restoration. Currently the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) oversees the preservation and promotion of this national treasure.
In 1958 as a result of the anti colonial movement and the constitutional reform, the magistrate as chief administrator changed to the Mayor and a town clerk. The Town Hall then provided space for a Mayor's
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Disasters • Government & Politics • Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1952.
Location. 18° 23.48′ N, 88° 23.21′ W. Marker is in Corozal Town, Corozal. Marker is on 1st Street South just south of 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corozal Town, Corozal 7M0ZP L1XPD, Belize. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corozal Town Central Park (a few steps from this marker); Felipe Santiago Ricalde (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish Office/Priest’s Residence/Xavier College (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fort Barlee (about 90 meters away); Her Majesty's Prison (about 120 meters away); House of Culture/Public Market (about 150 meters away); Schofield Residence (about 180 meters away); Mr. Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla (approx. 14.4 kilometers away in Mexico). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corozal Town.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.