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Mixco in Municipality of Mixco, Guatemala
 

Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, June 16, 2017
1. Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway Marker
The monument is made up of a column with various smaller memorial markers.
Inscription.  
Calzada Revolucion
20 de Octuber
1944

”Homenaje”
A los oficiales y soldados que
lucharon con el pueblo en la mañana
gloriosa del 20 de Oct. de 1944
para devolver la libertad
en Guatemala.
Guatemala, 20 Oct 1974
Bloque Diputados del P.R.

En Honor a las Personas que Lucharon
por la Revolucion del
20 de Octubre de 1944
Hasta la Victoria Siempre
¡Mientras haya pueblo…!
¡¡¡Abra (sic “Habrá”) Revolucion!!!
Unidad de Accion Sindical y Popular
UASP
Guatemala,
20 de Octubre de 2013

Colegio
Guatemalteco Bilingüe
en Homenaje a
los Estudiantes y Professionales
Participantes en la Revolucion
de Octubre de 1944.
Guatemala, julio de 1994.

INVI
Calzada Revolucion
Instituto Nacional
de la Vivienda
al pueblo de Guatemala
Administracion
Mendez Montenegro
junio de 1970

English translation:
Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway

Tribute to the officers and soldiers who fought together with the
Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 16, 2017
2. Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway Marker
people on the glorious morning of October 20, 1944
to return liberty to Guatemala.
Guatemala, October 20, 1974 – Block of P.R. Deputies

In Honor of the People Who Fought for the Revolution of October 20, 1944
Forward to Victory, Always!
While there are people ...there will be Revolution !!!
Union and Popular Action Unit (UASP)
Guatemala, October 20, 2013

The Guatemalan Bilingual High School
Gives tribute to the Students and Professionals, participants in the October Revolution of 1944.
Guatemala, July 1994.

INVI
Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway – The National Institute of Housing and the people of Guatemala
Administration of Méndez Montenegro
June 1970

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US.
 
Location. 14° 38.901′ N, 90° 34.904′ W. Marker is in Mixco, Guatemala, in Municipality of Mixco. Memorial is on Calzada Revolución 20 de Octubre just east of Bulevar San Nicolás, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mixco, Guatemala 01057, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Acropolis at Kaminaljuyú (approx. 4 kilometers away); Ceremonial Area (approx.
Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 16, 2017
3. Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway Marker
4.1 kilometers away); Monuments in La Palangana (approx. 4.2 kilometers away); La Palangana Building Complex (approx. 4.2 kilometers away); The Mirador Canal (approx. 4.3 kilometers away); Jorge Toriello Garrido (approx. 6 kilometers away); Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 6.2 kilometers away); 100th Anniversary of the Paulist Fathers in Guatemala (approx. 6.7 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway. The October 20, 1944 revolution in Guatemala overthrew dictator Jorge Ubico. A series of democratic, labor and agrarian reforms were started, although a US backed counter-revolution in 1954 eliminated almost all gains. This period is commonly known as the "Ten Years of Spring" in Guatemalan history.
 
Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 16, 2017
4. Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway Marker
Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway INVI Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 16, 2017
5. Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway INVI Marker
This additional marker is mounted to a small concrete base in front of the column.
Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 16, 2017
6. Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway Marker
The associated additional markers are attached to the lower part of the column, with the INVI marker attached to a small concrete base to the front of of the column.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 9, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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