Antigua Guatemala in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
California Avocado Society Thanks Guatemala
Gracias a Guatemala de La Sociedad Aguacatera de California
Presentada por La Sociedad Aguacatera De California en el 1946
En reconocimiento y aprecio por la gran contribución de Antigua y toda Guatemala por el desarrollo de la industria de aguacates en California.
Un jóven saludable, saluda a tan generosos padres.
In recognition and appreciation of the great contributions of Antigua, and of all Guatemala, to the development of the avocado industry in California.
A Healthy, Growing Child Salutes a Generous Parent.
Erected 1946 by California Avocado Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
Location. 14° 33.409′ N, 90° 44.008′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. Marker can be reached from 4a Avenida Norte just south of 4a Avenida Norte and 4a Calle Poniente. This marker is at the southeast corner of Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Fountain of Antigua's Central Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Santiago de Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco Marroquín (within shouting distance of this marker); Sculptor Quirio Cataño (within shouting distance of this marker); Palace of the Captaincy General (within shouting distance of this marker); Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site (within shouting distance of this marker); First Printing Press in Central America (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
Regarding California Avocado Society Thanks Guatemala. The 1946 California Avocado Society Yearbook includes the following mention about the marker: "California Avocado Society's Tribute to Guatemala: Because the fruit which the Society studies and promotes originates in Central America, the California Avocado Society is becoming well known for its gestures of good neighborliness to the Latin American countries. In 1938 the Society placed a bronze marker at the base of the parent Fuerte tree in Mexico. In 1946 two past presidents,
Also see . . . California Avocado Society. (Submitted on January 9, 2014, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
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