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Saluda a La Basilica

Tribute to the Basilica

 
 
Saluda A La Basilica Marker image. Click for full size.
By G Schwarzmueller, February 2016
1. Saluda A La Basilica Marker
Inscription.  
El Gobierno Provincial de Pichincha
En homenaje a los barrios libertarios de Quito
Saluda a la Basilica
En nombre de los gloriosos lideres protagonistas
de las llamadas guerras de Quito educando la
Independencia quienes demostraron que
siempre debemos tener grabado en el corazon el
nombre de nuestros libertarios

Año del Bicentenario
Gustavo Baroja N Prefecto
Marcela Costales P Viceprefecta
Identidad Pichincha
Quito 20 de noviembre del 2010

English translation:
The Provincial Government of Pichincha
In tribute to the neighborhoods that fought for the liberation of Quito give their
Tribute to the Basilica
In the name of the glorious leaders that were the protagonists
of the so-called Wars of Quito leading to
Independence. They showed that we must always have inscribed on our hearts the
name of our freedom fighters.

Year of the Bicentennial
Milton Gustavo Baroja N, Prefect
Marcela Costales P, Viceprefect
Pride of Pichincha
Quito, November 20, 2010

 
Erected 2010 by Pichincha Provincial Government
Statue Atop the Pedestal Holding the Marker image. Click for full size.
By G. Schwarzmueller, February 2016
2. Statue Atop the Pedestal Holding the Marker
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Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical date for this entry is November 20, 2010.
 
Location. 0° 12.909′ S, 78° 30.425′ W. Marker is in Quito, Pichincha. Memorial is at the intersection of Venezuela and Francisco de Caldas, on the right when traveling west on Venezuela. The marker is on the pedestal of the statue in Gabriel Maria Moreno Park. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Act of the First Revolutionary Government of Quito (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); La Dolorosa Mosaic (approx. 4.7 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Saluda a La Basilica. The marker for Moreno has been removed from the pedestal, possibly as a protest.
 
Additional keywords. Basilica del Voto Nacional, Wars of Quito
 
Marker Statue and La Basilica de Voto Nacional image. Click for full size.
By G. Schwarzmueller, February 1, 2016
3. Marker Statue and La Basilica de Voto Nacional
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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