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San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

General Manuel José Arce

Monument to the Salvadoran Soldier

 

—Monumento al Soldado Salvadoreño —

 
General Manuel José Arce Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2015
1. General Manuel José Arce Marker
Inscription.
General Manuel Jose Arce
Primer soldado de la república y fundador de la Fuerza Armada de El Salvador el 07 de mayo de 1824

English translation:
General Manuel José Arce
First soldier of the Republic and founder of the Armed Forces of El Salvador on May 7, 1824

 
Location. 13° 40.968′ N, 89° 14.49′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Marker is on Avenida Manuel Enrique Araujo, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ceiba de Guadalupe Church (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line in La Libertad); Plaza Brasilia (about 210 meters away); General José María Cañas Highway (approx. 0.4 kilometers away in La Libertad); Mural of the Martyrs of the UCA (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); General Omar Torrijos Herrera (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Francisco Andrés Escobar Building (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Construction of the North-South Highway and the Central American University (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); General Francisco de Paula Santander (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Categories. Military
 
Additional marker on monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2015
2. Additional marker on monument
This marker also from September 1984 is from the Pro-Salvadoran Soldier Committee.
Wide view of General Manuel José Arce Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2015
3. Wide view of General Manuel José Arce Marker
Additional markers on monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2015
4. Additional markers on monument
Original dedication marker from September 30, 1984 from the San Salvador Municipal Board and Mayor José Napoleon Duarte.
Additional marker on monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2015
5. Additional marker on monument
This additional marker from 1996 is from the Pro-Salvadoran Soldier Women's Committee.
Additional marker on monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2015
6. Additional marker on monument
This additional marker from 1996 is from the Municipal Board and makes mention of "consolidating peace" some four years after the signing of the Peace Accords that ended the Salvadoran conflict.
Additional marker on monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2015
7. Additional marker on monument
This final marker from 2011 describes the efforts of the municipal government of San Salvador to remodel the monument and its small park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 28, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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