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Acajutla, Sonsonate, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Acajutla

 
 
Acajutla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 26, 2016
1. Acajutla Marker
Inscription.  

Erigida ciudad
El 25 de febrero de 1967
La Municipalidad · El Comite

English translation:
Acajutla
Promoted to the level of city
February 25, 1967
The Municipality · The Committee

 
Erected 1967.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is February 25, 1967.
 
Location. 13° 35.217′ N, 89° 49.361′ W. Marker is in Acajutla, Sonsonate. Marker is on Boulevard 25 de febrero just from Carretera a Acajutla, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acajutla, Sonsonate CP 2302, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 24 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero Galdámez (approx. 18.1 kilometers away); The Cathedral of Sonsonate and the 2001 Earthquakes (approx. 18.1 kilometers away); Rafael Campo (approx. 18.1 kilometers away); General Manuel José Arce (approx. 18.1 kilometers away); Oscar Arnulfo Romero (approx. 23.5 kilometers
Acajutla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 26, 2016
2. Acajutla Marker
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away); Nahuizalco (approx. 23.5 kilometers away); Parish Church of Saint John the Baptist (approx. 23.5 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Acajutla. Acajutla is the site of El Salvador's principal port.
 
A small train locomotive near the Acajutla marker. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 26, 2016
3. A small train locomotive near the Acajutla marker.
A railroad previously brought coffee down from the mountains to the port of Acajutla. This small locomotive may have been used to transfer cargo around the area of the port.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 595 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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