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Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

First Century of Ciudad Barrios

 
 
First Century of Ciudad Barrios Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 14, 2015
1. First Century of Ciudad Barrios Marker
Inscription.
Dios bendiga a Ciudad Barrios
El Comité Pro-Centenario
El Concejo Municipal
Y sus habitantes conmemorando
100 años de haberse nominando ciudad
en honor al ilustre
Capitán General Gerardo Barrios,
Enaltecen los méritos de este personaje en la lucha por la unión centroamericana e impulsar el cultivo del café en nuestra región. Ciudad Barrios, 21 de abril de 2013

English translation:
God bless Ciudad Barrios
The 100th Anniversary Committee, the Municipal Board
And the townspeople commemorate
100 years since the naming of the city in honor of the illustrious
Captain General Gerardo Barrios,
Expressing his merit in the struggle for Central American Union and for promoting the introduction of coffee in our region.
Ciudad Barrios, April 21, 2013

 
Erected 2013.
 
Location. 13° 45.969′ N, 88° 16.298′ W. Marker is in Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel. Touch for map. This marker and monument is directly across from the Catholic Church and town square inside of a small iron fence.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 26 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Oscar Romero (within shouting distance of this marker); Oscar Romero Park
Wide view of First Century of Ciudad Barrios Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 14, 2015
2. Wide view of First Century of Ciudad Barrios Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); El Mozote (approx. 22.4 kilometers away in Morazán); El Mozote Children's Memorial (approx. 22.5 kilometers away in Morazán); French and Mexican recognition (approx. 24.4 kilometers away in Morazán); Peugeot armored car (approx. 24.4 kilometers away in Morazán); 75 mm cannon (approx. 24.4 kilometers away in Morazán); Direct strike against the Counter-Insurgency Plan (approx. 24.4 kilometers away in Morazán). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad Barrios.
 
Regarding First Century of Ciudad Barrios. General Barrios was born near the city (in the smaller town of Nuevo Eden de San Juan) in 1813. The city of Ciudad Barrios was previously known as Cacahuatique.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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