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The University of Santo Tomás

 
 
The University of Santo Tomás Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2017
1. The University of Santo Tomás Marker
Inscription.
En este lugar estuvo situada la
Universidad de Santo Tomas
erigida por Decreto XI de 3 de mayo
de 1843 e inaugurada el 21 de abril
de 1844.

Homenaje
de la Academia de Geografia
e Historia de Costa Rica y del
Banco Anglo Costarricense
San Jose, 3 de mayo de 1968

English translation:
In this place was located the
University of Santo Tomás
erected by Decree XI of May 3, 1843 and inaugurated on April 21, of 1844.

Tribute from the Academy of Geography and History of Costa Rica and the Anglo-Costa Rican Bank
San José, May 3, 1968

 
Erected 1968 by Academia de Geografía e Historia de Costa Rica y del Banco Anglo Costarricense.
 
Location. 9° 55.958′ N, 84° 4.675′ W. Marker is in San José, San José, in Municipality of San José. Marker is on Avenida 2 just east of Calle 1, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San José 10104, Costa Rica.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan Mora Fernández (within shouting distance of this marker); The 150th Anniversary of the First Catholic Diocese in Costa Rica (about 120 meters away, measured
The University of Santo Tomás Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2017
2. The University of Santo Tomás Marker
To the left of the marker is a stone sphere of Costa Rica, a pre-Columbian artifact from the UNESCO site in the peninsula of Osa.
in a direct line); The Declaration of Central American Independence (about 180 meters away); Monument to the National Flag of Costa Rica (about 180 meters away); Juan Rafael Mora Porras (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Juan Vazquez de Coronado (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Christopher Columbus in Costa Rica (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Braulio Carrillo Colina (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San José.
 
Regarding The University of Santo Tomás. The bank mentioned on the marker, the Banco Anglo Costarricense, closed in 1994.
 
Categories. EducationMan-Made Features
 
The University of Santo Tomás Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2017
3. The University of Santo Tomás Marker
The marker is attached to the Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de Hacienda) building.
A nearby marker on the founding of the Banco Anglo Costarricense in 1863 image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2017
4. A nearby marker on the founding of the Banco Anglo Costarricense in 1863
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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