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Corozal in Municipio de Corozal, Puerto Rico — The Caribbean (The West Indies)
 

Puerto Rico Quincentenary Memorial

Puerto Rico: 500 Años de Cambio y Reafirmacion

 

[Puerto Rico: 500 Years of Change and Reaffirmation]

 
Puerto Rico Quincentenary Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By George Cortés, May 9, 2021
1. Puerto Rico Quincentenary Memorial
Inscription.  
Este proyecto conmemora el histórico evento del quinto centenario del descubrimiento de Puerto Rico encuentro de dos mundos, realizado en el 1993 como aportación al cambio y a la reafirmación de nuestro descubrimiento.

[English translation:]
This project commemorates the historic event of the quincentenary of the discovery of Puerto Rico, the meeting of two worlds, held in 1993 as a contribution to change and the reaffirmation of our discovery.
 
Erected 1993 by Comision Puertorriqueña Para La Celebracion Del Quinto Centenario Del Descubrimiento De Puerto Rico.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExploration. A significant historical date for this entry is November 19, 1493.
 
Location. 18° 20.439′ N, 66° 19.028′ W. Marker is in Corozal in Municipio de Corozal, Puerto Rico. Marker is on Calle Bou just south of Calle Sixto Febus (State Highway 891), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle Gándara 26, Corozal PR 00783, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured
Puerto Rico Quincentenary Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By George Cortés, May 9, 2021
2. Puerto Rico Quincentenary Memorial
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as the crow flies. Master Sergeant Juan E. Negrón (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossfire (approx. 14.7 miles away); A Never-Ending Challenge (approx. 14.7 miles away); Defending San Juan (approx. 14.7 miles away); Imagine Life Here (approx. 14.7 miles away); The Main Plaza (approx. 15.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corozal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2021, by George Cortés of Arlington, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 28, 2022