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Playa del Carmen in Municipality of Solidaridad, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

Chapel of Our Lady of Carmen

 
 
Chapel of Our Lady of Carmen Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 14, 2017
1. Chapel of Our Lady of Carmen Marker
Inscription.
Capilla de Nuestra Sra del Carmen
113 Aniversario - Playa de Carmen, Historia Viva
Construida originalmente alrededor del año 1960 por las primeras familias de Playa del Carmen. Para su construccion se emplearon materiales como piedras de vestigios mayas de la zona, arena y agua de mar principalmente. Actualmente considerado simbolo de la identidad y fundacion de Playa del Carmen.
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo a 14 de noviembre de 2015


English:
Chapel of Our Lady of Carmen
Currently considered as a symbol of identity and foundation of Playa del Carmen. Nuestra Señora del Carmen Chapel was built around 1960’s by founding families of Playa del Carmen. Stones of maya ruins, sand and sea water were used for its construction.
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, November 14, 2015

 
Erected 2015 by Unidos por Playa.
 
Location. 20° 37.343′ N, 87° 4.515′ W. Marker is in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, in Municipality of Solidaridad. Marker is on Calle Quinta Avenida just west of Avenida Benito Juárez, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo 77710, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Chapel of Our Lady of Carmen Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 14, 2017
2. Chapel of Our Lady of Carmen Marker
The small marker can be seen inside the entryway arch to the chapel.
19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mexican Air Force Expeditionary Squadron 201 Memorial (approx. 17.8 kilometers away); North American T-28A Trojan (approx. 17.8 kilometers away); Tribute to the 201st Squadron of the Mexican Expeditionary Force (approx. 17.8 kilometers away); The Arrival of the Spanish in Cozumel (approx. 17.8 kilometers away); Lockheed T-33. (approx. 17.8 kilometers away); Monument to Gonzálo Guerrero (approx. 17.9 kilometers away); General Rafael E. Melgar (approx. 17.9 kilometers away); Cozumel's Tribute to the Defenders of the Nation (approx. 18 kilometers away).
 
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"El Cierre del Ciclo de la Cuenta Larga" Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 14, 2017
3. "El Cierre del Ciclo de la Cuenta Larga" Sculpture
The "Close of the Long Count" sculpture from 2012 is just east of the chapel towards the beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 117 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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