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Antigua Guatemala in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

The University of San Carlos

La Universidad de San Carlos

 
 
The University of San Carlos Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 8, 2015
1. The University of San Carlos Marker
Inscription.
Este es el edificio
de la Antigua
Universidad de San Carlos
fundada en 1675
de aqui irradio la cultura a
todo el Reyno de Goathemala

English translation:
This building is the
original site of the
University of San Carlos
founded in 1675
from here culture was spread
throughout the land of Goathemala

 
Erected 1943.
 
Location. 14° 33.379′ N, 90° 43.953′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. Marker is on 5a Calle Oriente just from 3a Avenida Norte. 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. First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedro Cortés y Larraz (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Luis Cardoza y Aragón (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Francisco Marroquín (about 90 meters away);
Wide view of The University of San Carlos Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 8, 2015
2. Wide view of The University of San Carlos Marker
The marker is directly to the right of the large doors in the center of the University of San Carlos building.
Palace of the Captaincy General (about 120 meters away); Manuel Benítez (about 120 meters away); California Avocado Society Thanks Guatemala (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
Categories. Education
 
The University of San Carlos Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 22, 2015
3. The University of San Carlos Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on January 17, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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