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Tactic, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala — Central America
 

Reconstruction of the Tactic Parish Church

 
 
Reconstruction of the Tactic Parish Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2020
1. Reconstruction of the Tactic Parish Church Marker
The church's rebuilding started only 11 days after the 1976 earthquake.
Inscription.  

Este templo arruinado por el terremoto de 4-2-1976 fue reconstruido por el Comité Pro-Reconstruccion de la iglesia.
Presidente: Constantino Pelaez S.
Vicepresidente: Alfonso Milian M.
Secretario: Luis Cantoral P.
Tesorero: Valerio Tujab
Vocales: Miguel A. Pelaez M., Gaspar Ac, Clafiro Max, Fidel Quej.
Maestro: Enrique Tun Quej.

Obra empezada: 15-2-1976
Terminada: 21-1-1979

English translation:
This temple, ruined by the earthquake of February 4, 1976, was rebuilt by the Pro-Reconstruction Committee of the church.
President: Constantino Pelaez S.
Vice President: Alfonso Milian M.
Secretary: Luis Cantoral P .
Treasurer: Valerio Tujab and Members: Miguel A. Pelaez M., Gaspar Ac, Clafiro Max, Fidel Quej.
Builder: Enrique Tun Quej.

The work started on February 15, 1976 and finished on January 21, 1979
 
Erected by Comité Pro-Reconstruction de la Iglesia de Tactic.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work
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Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is February 4, 1976.
 
Location. 15° 19.134′ N, 90° 21.096′ W. Marker is in Tactic, Alta Verapaz. Marker is on 2da Calle just west of 8a Avenida, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tactic, Alta Verapaz 16004, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sebastián Castro García (approx. 16.1 kilometers away in Baja Verapaz); Oscar Majus K. (approx. 16.9 kilometers away); Manuel Tot (approx. 17 kilometers away); José Mariano Mociño (approx. 18.6 kilometers away in Baja Verapaz); Coronel Antonio José Irisarri (approx. 18.7 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  The Guatemala 1976 Earthquake. (Submitted on February 14, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
 
Reconstruction of the Tactic Parish Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2020
2. Reconstruction of the Tactic Parish Church Marker
The marker is at the lower left of the Tactic Parish Catholic Church.
An interior view of the Tactic Parish Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2020
3. An interior view of the Tactic Parish Church
The retablo of the Tactic Parish Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2020
4. The retablo of the Tactic Parish Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 14, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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