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Guatemala City in Municipality of Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala
 

Juan Corz

 
 
Juan Corz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2018
1. Juan Corz Marker
Inscription.
Juan Corz
Ermitaño y terciario franciscano
natural de Señoría
de Génova, Italia
quien trajo de España
la Imagen de la Virgen
En 1620 levantó en este Cerro
la primera Ermita.
A perpetua memoria
Guatemala, 10 Julio 2010

English translation:
Juan Corz
Hermit and Franciscan Tertiary, originally from Genova, Italy, he brought the Image of the Virgin from Spain and in 1620 built on this hill the first hermitage.
To his perpetual memory.
Guatemala, July 10, 2010

 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 14° 38.794′ N, 90° 30.331′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker can be reached from 12 Avenida just east of Diagonal 4. Touch for map. The marker and statue are just south of the Our Lady of Carmen Catholic Church at El Cerrito. 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. Our Lady of Carmen Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mexican Fountain at El Cerrito del Carmen (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Alberto Velázquez
Juan Corz Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2018
2. Juan Corz Marker and statue
(approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); First Cathedral in Guatemala City (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Conrado de la Cruz and Herlindo Cifuentes Castillo (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Yurrita House (approx. 0.8 kilometers away in Guatemala City); Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
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Juan Corz Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2018
3. Juan Corz Marker and statue
Juan Corz statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2018
4. Juan Corz statue
A view from the marker at the current Our Lady of Carmen Catholic Church on the hill image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2018
5. A view from the marker at the current Our Lady of Carmen Catholic Church on the hill
A nearby Saint Francis statue and marker on the 800th anniversary of his birth image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2018
6. A nearby Saint Francis statue and marker on the 800th anniversary of his birth
This statue is about 100 meters west of the Juan Corz statue and marker. It reads:

Guatemala a San Francisco de Asis
1182 - 1982
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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