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San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

El Rosario Church

Iglesia El Rosario

 
 
El Rosario Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 7, 2015
1. El Rosario Church Marker
Inscription.
Lugar Historico
Segun Decreto No. 38 de la Asamblea
Legislativa de El Salvador de
Fecha Trece de Julio de 1972.
San Salvador, 15 de Septiembre de 1972.
151 Aniversario
De La Independencia Patria

English translation:
Historic Place
By Decree Number 38 of the Legislative
Assembly of El Salvador
The Thirteenth of July 1972
San Salvador, September 15, 1972.
151th Anniversary
Of the Nation’s Independence

 
Erected 1972.
 
Location. 13° 41.841′ N, 89° 11.332′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6a Avenida Sur and 2a Calle Oriente, San Salvador, El Salvador.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central America's First Cry of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); General José Manuel Arce (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmacia Principal (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of the Murdered Jesuit Priests (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Capitán General Gerardo Barrios
Wide view of El Rosario Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 7, 2015
2. Wide view of El Rosario Church Marker
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Dr. José Matías Delgado (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Francisco Morazán (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The National Palace of El Salvador (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Regarding El Rosario Church. The present church was built in 1962 under the guidance of Salvadoran architect Ruben Martinez. Many previous churches have been at the same location since the founding of San Salvador around 1545.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
El Rosario Church interior image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 7, 2015
3. El Rosario Church interior
El Rosario Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 7, 2015
4. El Rosario Church
The marker is at the entrance to the church on the right. The statues to the right of the entrance are (L-R): Father José Miguel Funes, 20 September 1839 - 3 November 1915, Supporter and restorer of the Order of Preachers in El Salvador (November 3, 1965); Bishop Jorge de Viteri y Ungo, First Bishop of El Salvador and Special Envoy from Central America to the Vatican, January 29, 1843; Father Bartolomé de las Casas, Protector of Native Peoples; Cristopher Columbus.
An additional marker in the El Rosario entrance. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 7, 2015
5. An additional marker in the El Rosario entrance.
"Here lie twenty-one citizens massacred on October 29, 1979 in the streets of San Salvador during protests realized by popular organizations."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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