Guatemala City in Guatemala Department, — Central America
300th Anniversary of the Printing Press in Guatemala
de la Biblioteca Nacional de Guatemala
a la Tipografia Nacional, en el
III centenario de la introducción de la imprenta
en el Reino de Guatemala (año de 1660)
Guatemala, 16 de julio de 1960.
Marcador adicional arriba:
Nuestro testimonio en el primer centenario de la
(Patrimonio del arte y cultura de Guatemala)
fundada el 7 de enero de 1894, por el Presidente
de la Republica, General de Division
Jose Maria Reyna Barrios.
Loor a quienes con su concepción artisitica han
dado prestigio a este recinto sagrado.
Guatemala, 7 de enero de 1994.
Lic. Ramiro de Leon Carpio,
Presidente Constitucional de la Republica.
Lic. Arnoldo Ortiz Moscoso, Ministro de Gobernacion.
Jaime W. Garcia G., Director de Tipografia Nacional.
Tribute from the Guatemalan National Library
to the Guatemalan National Publishing Office on the
300th anniversary of the introduction of the printing press
in the Kingdom of Guatemala (in the year 1660)
Guatemala, July 16, 1960.
Guatemalan National Printing Office
(Patrimony of art and culture of Guatemala)
founded on January 7, 1894, by the President
of the Republic, Division General
Jose Maria Reyna Barrios.
Tribute to those that, with their artistic work have
given prestige to this sacred place.
Guatemala, January 7, 1994.
Ramiro de Leon Carpio,
Constitutional President of the Republic.
Arnoldo Ortiz Moscoso, Minister of Government
Jaime W. Garcia G., Director of the National Printing Office.
Erected 1960 by Biblioteca Nacional de Guatemala.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Communications. A significant historical date for this entry is January 7, 1894.
Location. 14° 37.846′ N, 90° 30.866′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala (Guatemala Department). Marker is on 18a Calle close to 6a Avenida, on the left when traveling west. The markers are to the left of the entryway of the Tipografía Nacional on 18a Calle, Zone 1, Guatemala City. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Assassination of Maria Chinchilla (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mobile Military Police (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Mario Méndez MontenegroThe Guatemalan Military Museum (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Bicentennial of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Guatemalan Peace Accords (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Dolores Bedoya de Molina (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); 50th Anniversary of the Guatemalan Social Security Institute (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
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