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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala — Central America
 

La Exposición Artesanal e Industrial

The Handicrafts and Industrial Exhibition

 
 
La Exposición Artesanal e Industrial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 26, 2018
1. La Exposición Artesanal e Industrial Marker
Inscription.  

La Corporacion Municipal de Quetzaltenango y Comision Pro Centenario Expo Feria 1891-1991 deja testimonio y rinde homenaje a 80 artesanos y al Alcalde de la ciudad Lic. Manuel Estrada Cabrera, que el 27 de julio de 1891 fundan La Exposicion Artesanal e Industrial aquí en este lugar, que por muchos años fue sede de tan importante exposición cuando la heredad pertenecia a la Sociedad Central de Obreros, misma que constituyo un fuerte engranaje del progreso en la ciudad y la patria.
Quetzaltenango
Capital de la Paz y el Trabajo.
27 julio 1991.

English translation:
The Municipal Corporation of Quetzaltenango and the Expo Fair Anniversary Commission 1891-1991 gives testimony and pays homage to the 80 artisans and the Mayor of the City, Manuel Estrada Cabrera, who on July 27, 1891 founded The Handicrafts and Industrial Exhibition here in this place, which for many years was the site of such an important exhibition while the property belonged to the Central Society of Workers, the same that constituted a strong motor of progress for the city and the country.
Quetzaltenango
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Capital of Peace and Work
July 27, 1991
 
Erected 1991 by La Corporación Municipal de Quetzaltenango y Comisión Pro Centenario Expo Feria 1891-1991.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceLabor UnionsMan-Made Features. A significant historical date for this entry is July 27, 1891.
 
Location. 14° 50.035′ N, 91° 31.161′ W. Marker is in Quetzaltenango. Marker is on 13 Avenida just north of 7a Calle, 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. Site of the Discovery of the Virgin of Sorrows (within shouting distance of this marker); The Death of Remigio Mérida (within shouting distance of this marker); Cultural Center (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Cathedral of the Holy Spirit (about 120 meters away); The Quetzaltenango City Hall (about 150 meters away); Rafael Landívar University (about 150 meters away); Juan José Ortega (about 210 meters away); The German School of Guatemala (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quetzaltenango.
 
La Exposición Artesanal e Industrial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 26, 2018
2. La Exposición Artesanal e Industrial Marker
The marker is behind a bank of public phones just left of center in this view. Ironically, the former exposition site is now the departmental headquarters of the government tax office.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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