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San Lorenzo in Municipality of San Lorenzo, San Marcos, Guatemala
 

Birthplace of General Justo Rufino Barrios

Lugar de nacimiento de General Justo Rufino Barrios

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, April 1, 2015
1. Birthplace of General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker
Inscription.
Al noble caudillo e ilustre castrense
Gral. Justo Rufino Barrios
como un homenaje del gloriosos I.A.V. Hall San Marcos
Cuerpo de Ar. Sup. Sub. V. C. Als. Prom. XXV
Cnl. Dem. Pedro Vidal Cifuentes R.
Cnl. Dem. Oscar Somoyoa B.
Tte. De Inf. Luis A. Manrique Reyes ∙ Carlos E. Bonilla Cetino ∙ Abimael E. Veliz Colib ∙ Baudilio Charchal Ramos ∙ Cap. As. Miguel Ochoa Fuentes
Promocion XXV ∙ Sarg. II E. Martinez Barrios, Edwin ∙ Sarg. II D. Mendoza Herrera, Marvin ∙ Gonzales Menchu, Juan ∙ Villatoro Alfaro, Baudilio ∙ Ramirex Orozco, Fredy ∙ Orozco Fuentes, Pablo ∙ Cabo E. Rosales Rodas, Luis ∙ Gutierrez Rodas, Joel ∙ Vasquez Fuentes, Olivar ∙ Ventura Merida, Williams ∙ Cabo D. Gonzalez Mendez, Marvin ∙ Vasquez Orozco, Jener ∙ Munguia de Leon, Jose ∙ Rosales Hernandez, Erik ∙ Ricardez Orozco, Hans ∙ Vasquez Vasquez, Danilo ∙ C. A. Barragan Velasquez, Fredy ∙ Barrios Rabanales, Juan ∙ Bernerdo Tomas, Benedicto ∙ Escobar Gomez, Fredy ∙ Ochoa Barrios, Eberto ∙ Rabanales Reyes, Walter ∙ Sandoval Alfaro, Francisco

San Marcos, 5∙7∙92

English translation:
To the noble leader and illustrious militant
General
Wide view of Birthplace of General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 1, 2015
2. Wide view of Birthplace of General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker
Justo Rufino Barrios
As a tribute from the glorious
I.A.V. Hall San Marcos, XXV Promotion
[Names of student officers in the XXV Promotion]
San Marcos, May 5, 1992


 
Erected 1992.
 
Location. 15° 2.076′ N, 91° 44.398′ W. Marker is in San Lorenzo, San Marcos, in Municipality of San Lorenzo. Touch for map. The marker and monument can be seen near the entrance of the historical site of General Justo Rufino Barrios' birthplace. Marker is in this post office area: San Lorenzo, San Marcos 12029, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Centenary Park San Lorenzo (approx. half a kilometer away); Monument to Barrios (approx. 6.4 kilometers away); General Miguel Garcia Granados (approx. 8.9 kilometers away); The 150th Anniversary of San Marcos Department (approx. 9.2 kilometers away); Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 9.5 kilometers away); Bishop Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri (approx. 10 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Birthplace of General Justo Rufino Barrios. Justo Rufino Barrios was born on this site on July 19, 1835. He went on to overthrow the conservative government of Cerna in 1871 as part of the Liberal Revolution. He led Guatemala until 1885
Birthplace of General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 1, 2015
3. Birthplace of General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker
The monument is topped by a bust of General Barrios, artist unknown.
when he was killed while leading troops in the battle of Chalchuapa, El Salvador while attempting to reunite the Central American countries under his leadership.
 
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Birthplace of General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 1, 2015
4. Birthplace of General Justo Rufino Barrios Marker
One room of the main house where General Barrios was born serves as a small museum. It contains numerous memorial markers, including this, the earliest example from 1907 (on the 22nd anniversary of his death on April 2). It was from the people of the Department of San Marcos, Guatemala.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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