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First Autonomous University in Guatemala

 
 
First Autonomous University in Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 20, 2018
1. First Autonomous University in Guatemala Marker
Inscription.  
Aquí se establecio la
Primera Universidad Autonoma
de
Guatemala y de America
Decreto Leg. #985-30 Abril 1918
Homenaje de los
Senadores de la J.C.I. de Guatemala
1972

English translation:
Here was established the
First Autonomous University
in Guatemala and in the Americas
Legal Decree #985-30, Abril 1918
Tribute from the Senators of the J.C.I. (Jaycees) of Guatemala
1972

 
Erected 1972 by Senadores de la Junior Chamber Internacional (JCI) de Guatemala.
 
Location. 14° 39.056′ N, 90° 30.792′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is on Avenida Simeón Cañas just south of 5a Calle, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01002, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jocotenango Park (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); General Francisco Morazán (about
First Autonomous University in Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 20, 2018
2. First Autonomous University in Guatemala Marker
Unfortunately it appears that previously there was another marker to the right, which has probably been stolen.
90 meters away); Yurrita House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang (approx. half a kilometer away); Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera (approx. half a kilometer away); Mariano Guerrero de Léon (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Alberto Velázquez (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Presidential House (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducation
 
First Autonomous University in Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 20, 2018
3. First Autonomous University in Guatemala Marker
The marker is to the left in this view.
First Autonomous University in Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 20, 2018
4. First Autonomous University in Guatemala Marker
The marker is far to the left in this view of the now Guatemala Departmental Education Northern Headquarters (Dirección Departamental de Educación Guatemala de Norte).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 16, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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