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Antigua Guatemala in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital

1563 - Abril 18 - 1968

 
 
Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 10, 2015
1. Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital Marker
Inscription.
Homenaje de la Municipalidad de esta Ciudad al 1r Obispo de Guatemala Ilmo Lic. Dn Francisco Marroquín, Fundador del Hospital de San Pedro, en el 4o centenario de su muerte

English translation:
Tribute from the Municipality of this City to the First Bishop of Guatemala the Illustrious Francisco Marroquín, founder of the Hospital of San Pedro, on the four hundredth anniversary of his death.
 
Erected 1963.
 
Location. 14° 33.313′ N, 90° 43.936′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. 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. Manuel Benítez (within shouting distance of this marker); First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The University of San Carlos (about 120 meters away); Pedro Cortés y Larraz (about 150 meters away); Dr. Oscar Asensio del Valle (about 180 meters away); Birthplace of Luis Cardoza y Aragón (about
Wide view of Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 10, 2015
2. Wide view of Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the photo, along the side wall of the San Pedro Church. The San Pedro Hospital entrance is to the right and is still in operation as the Hermano Pedro Office of Social Works.
180 meters away); Palace of the Captaincy General (about 180 meters away); Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkColonial Era
 
Additional marker at San Pedro Hospital image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 10, 2015
3. Additional marker at San Pedro Hospital
This additional marker celebrates the canonization of Hermano Pedro on July 30, 2002. It can be seen to the left of the entrance to the old Hospital San Pedro (now Hermano Pedro Office of Social Works).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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