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Esquipulas in Municipality of Esquipulas, Chiquimula, Guatemala
 

Friar Pedro Pardo Figueroa

 
 
Friar Pedro Pardo Figueroa Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 20, 2014
1. Friar Pedro Pardo Figueroa Marker
Inscription.
Ilmo. Sr. Fray
Pedro Pardo de Figueroa
Natural de Lima-Peru.
Ultimo Obispo y
Primer Arzobispo de Guatemala
Protegio las artes,
Edifico el Santuario de Esquipulas,
Donde murio en 2 de enero de 1751
Homenaje del Comite del
2o Centenario del Arzobispado.
-1743-1943-

English translation:
The Illustrious Friar Pedro Pardo Figueroa
Originally from Lima, Peru.
Last Bishop and First Archbishop of Guatemala
Fostered the arts and built the
Sanctuary of Esquipulas,
Where he died on January 2, 1751
Tribute from the Committee of the Bicentennial
Of the Archdiocese of Guatemala
1743 - 1943

 
Erected 1943.
 
Location. 14° 33.775′ N, 89° 21.088′ W. Marker is in Esquipulas, Chiquimula, in Municipality of Esquipulas. Touch for map. The marker is directly in front of the Shrine of Esquipulas. Marker is in this post office area: Esquipulas, Chiquimula 20007, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 27 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Honduras and El Salvador Border (approx. 26 kilometers away in El Salvador).
 
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Wide view of Friar Pedro Pardo Figueroa Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 20, 2014
2. Wide view of Friar Pedro Pardo Figueroa Marker
The Basilica of Esquipulas image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 20, 2014
3. The Basilica of Esquipulas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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