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La Esperanza, Intibuca, Honduras
 

Grotto of La Esperanza

La Gruta de La Esperanza

 
 
Grotto of La Esperanza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 15, 2014
1. Grotto of La Esperanza Marker
Inscription.
La Gruta
Construida en 1934
Por Gral. J. Ines Perez
Reconstruido en 1987
Por Romualdo Bueso P.
Ministro de Gobernacion
Diseno y Supervision
Arq. Fred Bueso E.
Admon. Ing. Jose S. Azcona H.

English translation:
The Grotto
constructed in 1934
by Gen. J. Ines Perez
Reconstructed in 1987
by Romualdo Bueso P.
Ministry of Government
Design and Supervision
Arch. Fred Bueso E.
Admin. Eng. Jose S. Azcona H.

 
Erected 1987.
 
Location. 14° 18.513′ N, 88° 10.873′ W. Marker is in La Esperanza, Intibuca. Marker is on West end of Avenue Morazan. Touch for map.
 
Regarding Grotto of La Esperanza. Local legend says that General J. Ines Perez once hid from enemies in this cave, making a promise to build a grotto if not found. In 1934 construction began on this local attraction, using prisoners to carve out the steps up to the grotto.
 
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Wide view of Grotto of La Esperanza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 15, 2014
2. Wide view of Grotto of La Esperanza Marker
The marker is directly to the left of the grotto.
Grotto of La Esperanza and Steps image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 15, 2014
3. Grotto of La Esperanza and Steps
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2014, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 607 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2014, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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