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San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize
 

The Centennial of El Cayo

The Naming of San Ignacio

 
 
The Centennial of El Cayo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2018
1. The Centennial of El Cayo Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the people
of San Ignacio & Santa Elena
commemorating
The Centennial of El Cayo
October 19-1904-2004
by the Hon Said W. Musa
Prime Minister of Belize
19th October 2004
Sponsored by
Atlantic Bank Limited


San Ignacio
Named by Fr. Andrea Bavastro
S.J. Province of Italy
1870
Sponsored by the
Octavia Waight Center
5th September 2011

 
Erected 2004 by Atlantic Bank Limited and the Octavia Wright Center.
 
Location. 17° 9.667′ N, 89° 4.217′ W. Marker is in San Ignacio, Cayo. Marker is on Joseph Andrews Drive just north of Savannah Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Ignacio, Cayo 7K9PL KTS4H, Belize.
 
Regarding The Centennial of El Cayo. The markers show how many of the locations in Belize were settled and named much later than the rest of Central America.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
The Naming of San Ignacio Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2018
2. The Naming of San Ignacio Marker
This additional marker is on a small concrete base to the left of the Centennial of El Cayo Marker.
The Centennial of El Cayo and Naming of San Ignacio Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2018
3. The Centennial of El Cayo and Naming of San Ignacio Markers
A view of the nearby Macal River from the Hawkesworth Bridge image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2018
4. A view of the nearby Macal River from the Hawkesworth Bridge
The Macal River separates the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena, Cayo, Belize.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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