Alegría, Usulután, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
House Where Alberto Masferrer Was Born
Casa del nacimiento de Alberto Masferrer
y maestro meritísimo
Homenaje de la
Facultad de Humanidades
en el centenario de
and the best of teachers
The Faculty of Humanities
Pays tribute to him on the 100th anniversary of his birth
Erected 1968 by La Facultad de Humanidades.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical year for this entry is 1968.
Location. 13° 30.457′ N, 88° 29.266′ W. Marker is in Alegría, Usulután. Marker is on Calle Principal, on the left when traveling west. The marker and other associated markers are attached to the Masferrer House about two blocks east of the central park in Alegría. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doctor Manuel Enrique Araujo (a few steps from this marker); Roberto Edmundo Canessa Field Marshal Santiago González (approx. 3.7 kilometers away); The Cuscatlán Bridge (approx. 14.4 kilometers away in San Vicente).
Regarding House Where Alberto Masferrer Was Born. Alberto Masferrer (1868-1932) was a Salvadoran teacher, politician, journalist, 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.