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300th Anniversary of the Printing Press in Guatemala

 
 
300th Anniversary of the Printing Press in Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 13, 2016
1. 300th Anniversary of the Printing Press in Guatemala Marker
Inscription.
Homenaje
de la Biblioteca Nacional de Guatemala
a la Tipografia Nacional, en el
III centenario de la introducción de la imprenta
en el Reino de Guatemala (año de 1660)
Guatemala, 16 de julio de 1960.

Marcador adicional arriba:
Nuestro testimonio en el primer centenario de la
Tipografia Nacional
(Patrimonio del arte y cultura de Guatemala)
fundada el 7 de enero de 1894, por el Presidente
de la Republica, General de Division
Jose Maria Reyna Barrios.
Loor a quienes con su concepción artisitica han
dado prestigio a este recinto sagrado.
Guatemala, 7 de enero de 1994.
Lic. Ramiro de Leon Carpio,
Presidente Constitucional de la Republica.
Lic. Arnoldo Ortiz Moscoso, Ministro de Gobernacion.
Jaime W. Garcia G., Director de Tipografia Nacional.

English translation:
Tribute from the Guatemalan National Library
to the Guatemalan National Publishing Office on the
300th anniversary of the introduction of the printing press
in the Kingdom of Guatemala (in the year 1660)
Guatemala, July 16, 1960.

Additional marker:
Dedicated to the first century of the
Guatemalan National Printing Office
(Patrimony of art and culture of Guatemala)
founded on January 7, 1894, by the President
of the Republic, Division
300th Anniversary of the Printing Press in Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 13, 2016
2. 300th Anniversary of the Printing Press in Guatemala Marker
The markers are to the right of the main entrance of the Tipografía Nacional (Guatemalan National Printing Office).
General
Jose Maria Reyna Barrios.
Tribute to those that, with their artistic work have
given prestige to this sacred place.
Guatemala, January 7, 1994.
Ramiro de Leon Carpio,
Constitutional President of the Republic.
Arnoldo Ortiz Moscoso, Minister of Government
Jaime W. Garcia G., Director of the National Printing Office.

 
Erected 1960 by Biblioteca Nacional de Guatemala.
 
Location. 14° 37.846′ N, 90° 30.866′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is on 18a Calle just from 6a Avenida, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The markers are to the left of the entryway of the Tipografía Nacional on 18a Calle, Zone 1, Guatemala City. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Assassination of Maria Chinchilla (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mobile Military Police (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Mario Méndez Montenegro (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Guatemalan Military Museum (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Dolores Bedoya de Molina (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Quetzal as Guatemala´s Currency (approx. half a kilometer away); José Martí in Guatemala (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); House of Miguel Garcia Granados (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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