Aldea San Miguel Escobar in Municipality of Ciudad Vieja, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
The Esquisuchil Medicinal Tree (Bourreria huanita)
Sembrado por el primer Obispo de Guatemala Francisco Marroquín
Fue de este árbol histórico, de donde el Beato Hermano Pedro de Bethancourt tomó un vástago para sembrar el árbol en la Iglesia del Calvario, en la Antigua Guatemala
Sown by the first Bishop of Guatemala Francisco Marroquín
It was from this historic tree from where Blessed Brother Pedro de Bethancourt took a cutting to plant the tree in the Church of the Calvary in Antigua Guatemala
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Trees marker series.
Location. 14° 31.593′ N, 90° 45.107′ W. Marker is in Aldea San Miguel Escobar, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Ciudad Vieja. Marker is on Calle a San Pedro las Huertas, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is inside of a small gated area in front of the Catholic Church of San Miguel Escobar, on the road from Ciudad Vieja to San Pedro las Huertas. Marker is in this post office area: Aldea San Miguel Escobar, Sacatepéquez 03012, Guatemala.
Other nearby markers. At least Doña Beatriz de la Cueva (approx. one kilometer away); Founding of the First Capital of Guatemala (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); San Pedro las Huertas Catholic Church (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Juanito Cucuy Taj (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); The Church of the First Bishop of Guatemala (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); José Luis de León Diaz (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); 100th Anniversary of the Cross of San Bartolomé Becerra (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Esquisuchil (approx. 3.1 kilometers away).
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 6, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.