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Atiquizaya, Ahuachapán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

First Century of the City of Atiquizaya

 
 
First Century of the City of Atiquizaya Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 14, 2016
1. First Century of the City of Atiquizaya Marker
Inscription.
Conmemoracion del Primer Centenario
del titulo de la ciudad de Atiquizaya
enero 24 - 1881 -- enero 24 - 1981
Concejo Municipal 1980 - 1981

Alc. Mpal. Don Carlos Israel Mendoza Figueroa
Sind. Mpal. " Jorge Ernesto Salman
1o Regidor Jorge Alberto Criollo
2o Antonio Rodriguez
3o Alberto Albanes Salazar
4o " " Oscar Emeterio Barrientos
5o Carlos Alberto Pacheco
6o Jorge Eduardo Escob Albanes
7o Fausto Enrique Oliva
8o " " Carlos Alberto Valiento Orozco
9o Héctor Antonio Linares
10o Jose Israel Martínez Blanco
Srio. Mpal. Joel Estrada Valiente
Atiquizaya Nov. 30 - 1981

English translation:
In commemoration of the first century
of Atiquizaya having been promoted to the rank of city
January 24, 1881 - January 24, 1981
Names of the Municipal Council
Atiquizaya Nov. 30, 1981

 
Erected 1981 by Consejo Municipal de Atiquizaya.
 
Location. 13° 58.59′ N, 89° 45.381′ W. Marker is in Atiquizaya, Ahuachapán. Marker is on Avenidad 5 de Noviembre Norte near 2a Calle Poniente, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7
First Century of the City of Atiquizaya Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 14, 2016
2. First Century of the City of Atiquizaya Marker
The central park´s bandstand can be seen in the distance.
other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 200th Anniversary of the First Cry of Salvadoran Independence (a few steps from this marker); Salvador Antonio Gómez Góchez (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Stanley Boggs (approx. 8.9 kilometers away in Santa Ana); Ernesto "Che" Guevara's Visit to El Salvador (approx. 8.9 kilometers away in Santa Ana); Here Died General Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 9 kilometers away in Santa Ana); David Granadino (approx. 21.7 kilometers away in Santa Ana); Aurelio Fuertes and Santa Ana Cathedral (approx. 21.7 kilometers away in Santa Ana).
 
Regarding First Century of the City of Atiquizaya. Atiquizaya was originally an indigenous poqomam village. Its first recorded historical mention was as a small Spanish town in a 1550 census when it had 275 inhabitants.
 
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The Catholic Church of Atiquizaya image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 14, 2016
3. The Catholic Church of Atiquizaya
The facade has a date of 1899, with earlier dates in its interior. It was restored in 2013.
Interior of the Catholic Church of Atiquizaya image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 14, 2016
4. Interior of the Catholic Church of Atiquizaya
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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