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The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies

 
 
The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 5, 2017
1. The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies Marker
Inscription.
Cien Años
De irradiar cultura en los
cuatro puntos cardinales
el glorioso Instituto Normal
para Señoritas
Olimpia Leal
INSOL
16 de junio de 1915 - 16 de junio de 2015
Promocion 84

English translation:
The glorious Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies celebrates 100 years of spreading culture to the four points of the compass
INSOL
June 16, 1915 – June 16, 2015
Class of 84

 
Erected 2015.
 
Location. 14° 33.38′ N, 90° 43.83′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. Marker is on 5a Calle Oriente just west of 1a Avenida Norte, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Oscar Asensio del Valle (within shouting distance of this marker); Santiago Hospital and Francisco Marroquín (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Friar Ignacio Barnoya (about 120 meters away); Dr. Manuel Avalos y Porras (about 120 meters away); Doña Maria Gordillo de Duran
Additional INSOL markers image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 5, 2017
2. Additional INSOL markers
The higher marker is the INSOL crest. The lower marker mentions that the building was a gift of Father Mariano Navarrete in order to support free education. This marker was placed by the Rotarians on November 10, 1963, the 100th anniversary of the death of Fr. Navarrete.
(about 150 meters away); Birthplace of Luis Cardoza y Aragón (about 180 meters away); The University of San Carlos (about 210 meters away); Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
Regarding The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies. A normal school or institute is dedicated to the training of teachers. While the graduates of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute now go on to many other careers, the name reflects their origins and one hundred years of history.
 
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The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 5, 2017
3. The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies Marker
The markers can be seen on each side of the main entrance to the INSOL building.
The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 5, 2017
4. The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies Marker
In this view towards the west, the markers can be seen far to the right near the INSOL entrance. The entrance shown to the left is for the National Commercial Sciences School, Night Seccion (Escuela Nacional Ciencias Comerciales, Seccion Nocturna)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on July 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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