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San Miguel Dueñas in Municipality of San Miguel Dueñas, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

General Justo Rufino Barrios

 
 
General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 26, 2016
1. General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker
Inscription.  
General
J. Rufino Barrios
19 de julio de 1835
2 de abril de 1885

19 de julio de 1935

English translation:
General J. Rufino Barrios
July 19, 1835
April 2, 1885

July 19, 1935

 
Erected 1935.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is April 2, 1885.
 
Location. 14° 31.429′ N, 90° 47.83′ W. Marker is in San Miguel Dueñas, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of San Miguel Dueñas. The marker and monument are in the small central park of San Miguel Dueñas, in front of the Municipal Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel Dueñas, Sacatepéquez 03013, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Juanito Cucuy Taj (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Tragic Accident in San Antonio Aguas Calientes (approx. 3.1 kilometers away); Santa Catarina Barahona (approx. 3.3 kilometers away); Founding of the First Capital of Guatemala
General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 26, 2016
2. General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker
The Catholic church of San Miguel Dueñas can be seen on the right. The other monument to the right is probably from the Bak'tun celebration of 2012 (Maya calendar change that happens about every 394 years).
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(approx. 3.8 kilometers away); Doña Beatriz de la Cueva (approx. 3.9 kilometers away); Tribute to General Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); The Esquisuchil Medicinal Tree (Bourreria huanita) (approx. 4.9 kilometers away); 100th Anniversary of the Cross of San Bartolomé Becerra (approx. 6.1 kilometers away).
 
Regarding General Justo Rufino Barrios. Many monuments to Barrios were constructed throughout Guatemala, many associated with the 50th Anniversary of his death in the Battle of Chalchuapa.
 
Colonial era fountain in San Miguel Dueñas image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 26, 2016
3. Colonial era fountain in San Miguel Dueñas
This fountain, also near the Catholic church, has a date of 1732.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 9, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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