Assassination of General Augusto C. Sandino
Here was one of the entrance gates to the jail cells of El Hormiguero (The Anthill) where General Augusto C. Sandino passed before being assassinated the night of February 21, 1934
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is February 21, 1934.
Location. 12° 8.489′ N, 86° 16.41′ W. Marker is in Managua. Marker is on 9a Calle Suroeste, on the left when traveling west. This marker is on the left passing the parking lot area at Lomas de Tiscapa. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Presidential House of Nicaragua (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Pedro Joaquin Chamorro Cardenal (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to the Heroes of April 4, 1954 (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Martyrs of the National Workers Front (approx. Fulgencio Vega (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Tomb of Three Founders of the Sandinistas (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Francisco Morazán (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Workers Fallen in the Sandinista Revolution (approx. 1.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Managua.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.