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Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri

 
 
Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
1. Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri Marker
Inscription.  
En esta casa nacio
el 7 de febrero de 1786
Don Antonio Jose de Irisarri
Polígrafo, diplomático, poeta y
periodista, Procer en la
epopeya de la libertad de America
10 de junio de 1968
INGUAT

English translation:
In this house was born on February 7, 1786
Antonio José de Irisarri
Polygraph, diplomat, poet and journalist
Notable in the epic of the liberty of America
June 10, 1968
Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT)

 
Erected 1968 by Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo (INGUAT).
 
Location. 14° 38.236′ N, 90° 30.786′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is on 7a Avenida just north of 12a Calle, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Postal Service (here, next to this marker); Ibargüen House (a few steps
Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
2. Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri Marker
The marker can be seen to the far right mounted to what is now the Centro Cultural Municipal (Municipal Cultural Center) for the Municipality of Guatemala. The marker on the left of the building is a Lions Club International marker. Further south is the Post Office Building.
from this marker); Herrera Luna House (within shouting distance of this marker); Julio and Enrique de la Riva (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Pavón House (about 240 meters away); Students Massacred on April 12, 1962 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Dolores Bedoya de Molina (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Regarding Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri. The marker uses the word 'polygraph' in the sense of a prolific or versatile author.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPoliticsWars, Non-US
 
An additional marker on the Centro Cultural Municipal image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
3. An additional marker on the Centro Cultural Municipal
This marker was placed by Lions Club International in September 1971 as a tribute to the Guatemalan Post Office.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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