Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University

 
 
Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 12, 2013
1. Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker
Inscription.  Universidad Alberto Masferrer símbol y lema: Tres decadas formando ganadores
La junta central de directores de la Universidad Salvadoreña Alberto Masferrer USAM
En conmemoración del trigésimo aniversario de su fundación, y con la colaboración del honorable Concejo Municipal de San Salvador presidido por el Sr. Alcalde Dr. Norman Quijano, erige este monumento como testimonio permanente de gratitud y reconocimiento a uno de los mejores hijos de nuestro querido El Salvador:
Don Alberto Masferrer
"Por la educación hacia el progreso" [Nombres de oficiales de la USAM] San Salvador, 24 de Noviembre de 2009

English translation:
Alberto Masferrer University seal and motto: Three decades forming winners
The Board of Directors of the Salvadoran University Alberto Masferrer USAM
In commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of its founding, and in collaboration with the Honorable Municipality of San Salvador presided by the Mayor Dr. Norman Quijano, erects this monument as permanent testimony of thanks and recognition to one of the greatest sons of our dear El Salvador:
Alberto
Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 12, 2013
2. Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker and statue
The statue of Alberto Masferrer is by Salvadoran sculptor Joaco Serrano. The statue holds his most famous work "Minimum Vital".
Masferrer
"Progress through education"
[Names of University officials]
San Salvador, November 24, 2009
 
Erected 2009 by Alberto Masferrer University and Municipality of San Salvador.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCivil RightsEducation.
 
Location. 13° 42.212′ N, 89° 14.931′ W. Marker is in San Salvador. Marker is on Paseo Escalón, on the left when traveling west. This marker and statue are on the Masferrer traffic circle at the intersection of Avenidad Jerusalem and Paseo Escalon. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Salvador 01101, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan Pablo Duarte (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); General José Artigas (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue (approx. one kilometer away); Bicentennial Park (approx. one kilometer away); Claudia Lars (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Agustín Barrios (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Salarrué (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Valero Lecha (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Regarding Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University. Alberto Masferrer (1868-1932) was a Salvadoran teacher, politician, journalist,
Dedication of Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Municipality of San Salvador, November 24, 2009
3. Dedication of Three Decades of Alberto Masferrer University Marker
The Mayor of San Salvador (left) unveiling the marker and statue in 2009.
philosopher, poet and writer. His life work focused on social issues and the rights of the less fortunate. With the assassination of President Araujo and the coming to power of General Hernandez Martinez, he was increasingly isolated politically. With the 1932 peasant uprising and subsequent massacres, he went into exile in Honduras.
 
Grave of Alberto Masferrer, Los Ilustres Cemetery, San Salvador image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
4. Grave of Alberto Masferrer, Los Ilustres Cemetery, San Salvador
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2014, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2014, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on January 17, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Aug. 4, 2020