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Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios

 
 
Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton
1. Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios Marker
Inscription.  

Nació en San Lorenzo
Departamento de San Marcos
el 19 de Julio de 1835

Murió en la Batalla de Chalchuapa
el 2 de abril de 1885

Monumento erigido a la memoria del General J. Rufino Barrios por su viuda e hijos en el año 1892

English translation:
Born in San Lorenzo
Department of San Marcos
on July 19, 1835

Died in the Battle of Chalchuapa
on April 2, 1885

This monument erected to the memory of General J. Rufino Barrios by his widow and children in 1892
 
Erected 1892.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Wars, Non-US.
 
Location. 14° 37.745′ N, 90° 31.658′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Memorial can be reached from 4a Avenida just south of Calle 24, on the right when traveling south. 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. Jorge Toriello Garrido (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Guatemalan Military Museum (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Mobile Military Police
An additional marker on the Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios image. Click for full size.
1985
2. An additional marker on the Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios
This additional marker was placed in 1971 but was stolen around 2014. It reads:
1871. 1971.
”A General Barrios. 7 de marzo de 1885: Een estos momentos Congreso de la Republica de Honduras proclama la union Centroamericana y se adhiere en todo a la proclamacion de Guatemala. Adelante, pues: obras son amores y no buenas razones. Luis Bogran. Presidente de Honduras.”

Homenaje del Comite Central Pro Centenario de la Revolucion de 1871. Gobierno de la Republica. 30 de junio de 1971.
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(approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Mario Méndez Montenegro (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Assassination of Maria Chinchilla (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); The Guatemalan Peace Accords (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Juan José Arévalo Bermejo (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); 50th Anniversary of the Guatemalan Social Security Institute (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Also see . . .  President and General Justo Rufino Barrios. (Submitted on April 23, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios image. Click for full size.
1985
3. Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios
This photo from "El Panteon del Reformador Justo Rufino Barrios", Guatemala City, 1985. Note the 1971 marker still present.
Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 20, 2014
4. Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios detail
Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 20, 2014
5. Tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios detail
Doors to the tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 20, 2014
6. Doors to the tomb of Justo Rufino Barrios
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 23, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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Aug. 12, 2022