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Antigua Guatemala in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, December 20, 2018
1. The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary Marker
Inscription.  

Ermita del Santo Calvario
1 BI – CNPAG. – IV - 11

1618 Demarcacion del solar para edificar el templo.
1619 Colocacion del la cruz atrial y construcción del primer portal.
1647 Se determino la edificación formal del templo.
1652 Construccion del templo.
1655 Concluye la construccion del templo.
1717 Destruccion del portal y del templo.
1719 Restuaracion del templo.
1720 Construccion del portal actual y se reinicia el culto divino en el templo.
1773 Destruccion parcial por terremoto.
S. XIX Reparaciones para continuar el culto divino en el templo.
1965 Reparacion del techo, instalación de nuevo piso y dotacion de mobiliario nuevo (altar, camarines y silleria).

English translation:
The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary
1 BI - CNPAG. - IV - 11

1618 - Demarcation of the site to build the temple.
1619 - Placement of the atrial cross and construction of the first portal.
1647 - The formal construction of the temple was determined.
1652 - Construction of the temple.
1655 – Completion of the construction
The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 20, 2018
2. The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the main portal into the hermitage from the interior of the property in this view towards the north.
of the temple.
1717 - Destruction of the portal and the temple.
1719 - Restoration of the temple.
1720 - Construction of the current portal and worship in the temple is reinitiated.
1773 - Partial destruction by earthquake.
19th century – Repairs are undertaken in order to continue worship in the temple.
1965 - Roof repair, installation of new floors and new furniture (altar, dressing rooms and chairs).
 
Location. 14° 32.726′ N, 90° 43.788′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. Marker is at the intersection of Callejón del Calvario and Alameda del Calvario, on the right when traveling east on Callejón del Calvario. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Esquisuchil (within shouting distance of this marker); Walter Williams in Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fountain of the Calvary (was about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); Catholic Church of Santa Ana (approx. half a kilometer away); Home of Brother Pedro (approx. 0.6 kilometers
The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 20, 2018
3. The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary Marker
The marker can be seen towards the right of the portal in this view towards the south of the main portal of the hermitage.
away); J. Adrian Coronado y Polanco (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); First Location of Olimpia Leal Normal School (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
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The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 20, 2018
4. The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary
The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary seen from its main portal towards the south image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 20, 2018
5. The Hermitage of the Holy Calvary seen from its main portal towards the south
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 11, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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