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Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios”

 
 
Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 26, 2018
1. Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” Marker
Inscription.  

La dirección, administración, personal medico y para medico y personal en general, rinde honor a la Primera Comision para organizar y fundar el Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” de Quetzaltenango

Presidente Presbitero Fernando Antonio Davila ∙ Joaquin Ligorria ∙ Mariano Pelaez ∙ Juan Lavagnino ∙ Gabriel Saenz ∙ Valentin Escobar

En reconocimiento de su entrega y patriotismo como ilustres quezaltecos por su loable labor en pro del paciente necesitado
1844 – 140 Aniversario de su fundación - 1984
Quetzaltenango, 8 de marzo de 1984

English translation:
The management, administration, medical and paramedical staff and personnel in general honor the First Commission to organize and found the General Western Hospital "San Juan de Dios" of Quetzaltenango

President Presbyter Fernando Antonio Dávila ∙ Joaquin Ligorria ∙ Mariano Pelaez ∙ Juan Lavagnino ∙ Gabriel Saenz ∙ Valentín Escobar

In recognition of the dedication and patriotism of these illustrious Quetzaltecos
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for their praiseworthy work for needy patients.
1844 – 140th Anniversary of its foundation - 1984
Quetzaltenango, March 8, 1984
 
Erected 1984.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkMan-Made FeaturesScience & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is March 8, 1984.
 
Location. 14° 50.389′ N, 91° 31.077′ W. Marker is in Quetzaltenango. Marker is on 14 Avenida just north of Calle B, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Girls School No. 2 "Antonia Estrada Monzón" (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Bethel Evangelical Presbyterian Church (about 240 meters away); Rosario de Paz Chajchalac de Mendizabal (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Jesús Castillo (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Osmundo Arriola (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); 1962 Student Protests in Quetzaltenango (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The German School of Guatemala (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Juan José Ortega (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quetzaltenango.
 
Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 26, 2018
2. Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” Marker
The marker is roughly right of center in this view, to the left of the hospital's chapel entrance.
Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” entrance detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 26, 2018
3. Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” entrance detail
A view of the interior of the chapel of the Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 26, 2018
4. A view of the interior of the chapel of the Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios”
The San Juan de Dios Hospital and Temple after the Quetzaltenango Revolucion of 1897 image. Click for full size.
1897
5. The San Juan de Dios Hospital and Temple after the Quetzaltenango Revolucion of 1897
From the bi-weekly magazine La Ilustración de Pacífico, December 1, 1897, "La Revolución de Occidente."
Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 26, 2018
6. Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 14, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   5. submitted on January 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   6. submitted on January 14, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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