Guatemala City in Municipality of Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala
Lieutenant Colonel and Engineer Francisco Vela
al Teniente Colonel e Ingeniero
Nacio en Quetzaltenango el 23 de julio de 1859.
Fallecio en Esquipulas el 26 de febrero de 1909.
Autor del Mapa en Relieve, el que principio el 19 de abril de 1904
y termino el 29 de octubre de 1905.
Colaboraron en esta obra:
Ingenieros: Claudio Urrutia y Ernesto Aparicio
Eduardo Castellanos, Salvador Castillo y Eugenio Rosal
Maestro de Obras: Cruz Zaldaña
to Lieutenant Colonel and Engineer
Born in Quetzaltenango on July 23, 1859.
Died in Esquipulas on February 26, 1909.
Author of the Relief Map, which he started on April 19, 1904
and finished on October 29, 1905.
His collaborators in this work:
Engineers: Claudio Urrutia and Ernesto Aparicio
Drafters: Eduardo Castellanos, Salvador Castillo y Eugenio Rosal
Artist: Domingo Penedo
Master of Works: Cruz Zaldaña
Location. 14° 39.649′ N, 90° 30.5′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker can be reached from Avenida Simeon Cañas. Touch for map. The marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engineer Claudio Urrutia M. (within shouting distance of this marker); Engineer Francisco Vela (within shouting distance of this marker); First Council of the City of Guatemala (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Our Lady of Carmen Catholic Church (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Mariano Guerrero de Léon (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); University of San Carlos Faculty of Medical Sciences 1918-1921 (approx. 2.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding Lieutenant Colonel and Engineer Francisco Vela. The monument is interesting in that the stone blocks that make it up are engraved with letters and morse code of those letters. The pillar that supports the bust are only engraved with "Q". At this time the meaning of the engravings is not known.
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