El Tejar, Chimaltenango, Guatemala — Central America
Saint Sebastian Catholic Church of El Tejar
Iglesia Católica San Sebastián de El Tejar
4 febrero 1976
Destroyed by the earthquake of February 4, 1976
Reconstructed in February, 1980
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Disasters. A significant historical date for this entry is February 4, 1976.
Location. 14° 38.744′ N, 90° 47.486′ W. Marker is in El Tejar, Chimaltenango. Marker is on Calle sin nombre just north of Carretera Interamericana, on the right when traveling north. The church is one block east and one block south of the Municipality of El Tejar, one block north of the Interamerican Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Tejar, Chimaltenango 04016, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); José Simeon Cañas (approx. 3.5 kilometers away); Chimaltenango Memorial to the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict The 20th Anniversary of the Guatemalan Peace Accords (approx. 4.2 kilometers away); Tree of Saint Peter (approx. 5.9 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez); Canadian Assistance after the 1976 Earthquake (approx. 6.5 kilometers away); Memorial to the Fallen and Missing of the Community of December 29 (approx. 9 kilometers away); Parish of Santo Domingo Xenacoj (approx. 10.5 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 4. submitted on November 16, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 5. submitted on November 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.