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Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco

 
 
Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 28, 2016
1. Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco Marker
Inscription.  
Aqui nacio, vivio y murio el ilustre
"Cronista de la Antigua Guatemala"
Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco
"Yo te llevare a saber de cosas que
he vivido al pasar los años"...
Homenaje de la Legion de Santiago de los
Caballeros de Guatemala.
La Antigua Guatemala, Julio de 2003

English translation:
Here was born, lived and died the illustrious
"Historian of Antigua Guatemala"
Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco
"I'll take you to know things that
I have lived through the passing of the years..."
Tribute from the Legion of the Knights of St. James of Guatemala.
La Antigua Guatemala, July 2003

 
Erected 2003 by Legion de Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical month for this entry is July 2003.
 
Location. 14° 33.162′ N, 90° 43.821′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez. Marker is on Calle de los Pasos close to 8a Calle Oriente, on the right when traveling
Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 28, 2016
2. Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco Marker
The marker is to the far left, just to the right of the building's door.
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south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Location of Olimpia Leal Normal School (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); J. Adrian Coronado y Polanco (about 150 meters away); Friar Augusto Ramírez Monasterio (about 150 meters away); Pedro Cofiño and Ramon Palencia Shot by Firing Squad (about 210 meters away); Home of Brother Pedro (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Manuel Benítez (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
Regarding Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco. Rafael Alvárez Polanco was a famous Guatemalan historian, well known for his "450 años de espantos y espantados" (450 Years of Ghosts and Those Scared by Them).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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Sep. 27, 2022