Palín, Escuintla, Guatemala — Central America
The Ceiba, Guatemala's National Tree
Acuerdo gubernativo 8 de marzo 1955
Direccion General Forestal
Ministerio de Agricultura
Named by Governmental Decree on March 8, 1955
Forestry Department, Ministry of Agriculture
Erected 1955 by Dirección General Forestal, Ministerio de Agricultura.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 8, 1955.
Location. 14° 24.252′ N, 90° 41.907′ W. Marker is in Palín, Escuintla. Marker is on 1ra Avenida close to 1ra Calle, on the left when traveling west. The marker is at the base of the ceiba tree in front of the Catholic Church of Palín, San Cristóbal Mártir. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palín, Escuintla 05001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bridge of Glory José Luis de León Diaz (approx. 13.6 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez); The Church of the First Bishop of Guatemala (approx. 13.7 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez); Tribute to General Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 14.4 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez); San Pedro las Huertas Catholic Church (approx. 14.8 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez); The Esquisuchil Medicinal Tree (Bourreria huanita) (approx. 14.8 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez); Doña Beatriz de la Cueva (approx. 15 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez); Founding of the First Capital of Guatemala (approx. 15.1 kilometers away in Sacatepéquez).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 901 times since then and 227 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 6. submitted on June 25, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.