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Antigua Guatemala in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

Doña Maria Gordillo de Duran

 
 
Doña Maria Gordillo de Duran Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 30, 2015
1. Doña Maria Gordillo de Duran Marker
Inscription.
Homenaje al primer centenario del nacimiento de Doña Maria Gordillo de Duran Precursora del arte popular de la dulceria antigueña y a su sucesora: Doña Maria Cristina de Duran Mantenedora de esta tradición guatemalteca La Antigua Guatemala, 31 de agosto
1894 – 1994

English translation:
Tribute in the first century since the birth of Mrs. Maria Gordillo de Duran, the founder of the popular art form of Antigua’s traditional sweets and to her successor: Mrs. Maria Cristina de Duran, who maintains this Guatemalan tradition.
La Antigua Guatemala, August 31
1894 – 1994

 
Erected 1994.
 
Location. 14° 33.438′ N, 90° 43.887′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. Marker is at the intersection of 4a Calle Oriente and 2a Avenida Norte, on the left when traveling east on 4a Calle Oriente. 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. Dr. Manuel Avalos y Porras (within shouting distance of this marker); Friar Ignacio Barnoya (within shouting distance of this marker); Santiago Hospital and Francisco Marroquín
Wide view of Doña Maria Gordillo de Duran Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 30, 2015
2. Wide view of Doña Maria Gordillo de Duran Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Luis Cardoza y Aragón (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Oscar Asensio del Valle (about 90 meters away); The 100th Anniversary of the Olimpia Leal Normal Institute for Ladies (about 150 meters away); The University of San Carlos (about 150 meters away); Pedro Cortés y Larraz (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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