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Tecpán Guatemala in Municipality of Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
 

The Founding of Tecpán Guatemala

 
 
The Founding of Tecpán Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 24, 2017
1. The Founding of Tecpán Guatemala Marker
Inscription.
La Asamblea Legislativa
de la Republica
Mandó colocar esta placa en
el Salón de Honor del Ayuntamiento
de Tecpan Guatemala, en
conmemoración del día 25 de Julio
de 1924 en que esta Villa fue
elevada a la categoría de Ciudad
y del IV Centenario del establecimiento
de la Primera Ciudad de
Guatemala fundada en Ixinche

English translation:
The Legislative Assembly of the Republic
Affixed this marker in the Hall of Honor of the Municipal Council of Tecpán Guatemala, in commemoration of July 25, 1924 in which this Villa was elevated to the category of City
and to the the 400th anniversary of the establishment of the First City of Guatemala founded in Iximché.

 
Erected by La Asamblea Legislativa de la República de Guatemala.
 
Location. 14° 45.663′ N, 90° 59.483′ W. Marker is in Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango, in Municipality of Tecpán Guatemala. Marker is on 1a Avenida just south of 1a Calle, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is directly to the front right of the Catholic Church of Tecpán Guatemala. Marker is in this post office area: Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango 04006, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
An additional marker on the Founding of Tecpán Guatemala image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 24, 2017
2. An additional marker on the Founding of Tecpán Guatemala
This additional marker is mounted along the left of the facade of the Catholic Church of Tecpán.
3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stela Commemorating the End of the Oxlajpiq/Oxlajb’ak’tun (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Entrance to the City's Center (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Mesoamerica and the Mayan Civilization (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Mayan Civilization in the Post Classic Period (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Plaza A of Iximche (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Sotz'il Palace (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Temple 5 at Iximche (approx. 3 kilometers away); Xajil Palace (approx. 3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tecpán Guatemala.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWars, Non-US
 
The Founding of Tecpán Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 24, 2017
3. The Founding of Tecpán Guatemala Marker
The marker is to the right in this view, with the Catholic Church of San Francisco of Tecpán Guatemala in the background. The additional marker is to the left of the facade of the church.
A ¨Black Christ¨ in the Church of San Francisco of Tecpán image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 24, 2017
4. A ¨Black Christ¨ in the Church of San Francisco of Tecpán
The interior of the Church of San Francisco of Tecpán image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 24, 2017
5. The interior of the Church of San Francisco of Tecpán
The "retablo" of the Church of San Francisco of Tecpán image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 24, 2017
6. The "retablo" of the Church of San Francisco of Tecpán
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 10, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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