Aldea San Juan del Obispo in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
The Church of the First Bishop of Guatemala
por el Primer Obispo de Guatemala
Licenciado Francisco Marroquin
que fundo las
que hubo en el pais
Vino a Guatemala en 1530
Murio en 1563
Fue un modelo de mansedumbre
y amor al projimo
La Biblioteca Nacional:
Homenaje al Obispo Lic.
Francisco Marroquin en el
IV centenario de su muerte.
1563 – 18 de abril – 1963.
This church and palace were built by the First Bishop of Guatemala
who founded the country’s first schools
He came to Guatemala in 1530 and he died in 1563
He was a model of meekness and love of one’s neighbor
The National Library:
Tribute to Bishop Francisco Marroquin on the
400th anniversary of his death.
1563 - April 18, 1963.
Location. 14° 31.413′ N, 90° 43.664′ W. Marker is in Aldea San Juan del Obispo, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. Touch for map. The marker is in the village of San Juan del Obispo of Antigua Guatemala, . The marker is in
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. José Luis de León Diaz (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); San Pedro las Huertas Catholic Church (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Esquisuchil (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); Walter Williams in Guatemala (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); The Esquisuchil Medicinal Tree (Bourreria huanita) (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); The Fountain of the Calvary (was approx. 2.6 kilometers away but has been reported missing. ); Catholic Church of Santa Ana (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); Home of Brother Pedro (approx. 3.1 kilometers away).
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 6. submitted on August 18, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.