Guatemala City in Municipality of Guatemala, Guatemala
Homenaje del Senado
Camara Junior de Guatemala
Tribute from the Senate of the Junior House of Guatemala (Jaycees)
Erected 1973 by Senado de la Cámara Junior de Guatemala.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1973.
Location. 14° 38.657′ N, 90° 30.732′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is on 7a Avenida just north of 5a Calle, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presidential House (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mariano Guerrero de Léon (about 180 meters away); Guatemalan Revolution of 1944 (about 210 meters away); Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi ConederaConrado de la Cruz and Herlindo Cifuentes Castillo (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); National Day of Dignity for the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Tragedy of the “Virgen de la Asunción” Safe Home (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding Alberto Velázquez. Alberto Velázquez (1891-1968) was a Guatemalan poet, most famous for his Jura a la bandera, or Oath to the Flag. He was also a founding member of the Bank of Guatemala and the Guatemalan Red Cross. He also lived in Quetzaltenango and is buried there.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.