San Lucas Sacatepéquez in Municipality of San Lucas Sacatepéquez, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Battle of San Lucas Monument
Monumento a la Batalla de San Lucas
June 30, 1928
Location. 14° 36.576′ N, 90° 39.389′ W. Marker is in San Lucas Sacatepéquez, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of San Lucas Sacatepéquez. Marker is on 6a Calle just east of 3a Avenida, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker and monument are very prominent in the San Lucas town center, in front of the City Hall building (Municipalidad). Marker is in this post office area: San Lucas Sacatepéquez, Sacatepéquez 03008, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Road Workers Monument (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Reconstruction After Guatemala's 1976 Earthquake (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); Santo Tomás Milpas Altas (approx. 5.8 kilometers away); Revolution of October 20, 1944 Memorial Highway (approx. 9.1 kilometers away in Parish of Santo Domingo Xenacoj (approx. 9.2 kilometers away); Candelaria Pilgrimage of 1963 to Antigua (approx. 9.4 kilometers away); Volcano Agua (approx. 9.6 kilometers away); Volcanos Fuego and Acatenango (approx. 9.6 kilometers away).
Regarding Battle of San Lucas Monument. This marker and monument pay tribute to the Battle of San Lucas fought here on June 29, 1871. Liberal forces under Generals Barrios and Garcia Granados defeated the last Conservative forces under President Cerna. The next day the Liberal troops marched into Guatemala City, ushering in the Liberal Revolution of 1871.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.