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Dolores Bedoya de Molina

 
 
Dolores Bedoya de Molina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 5, 2016
1. Dolores Bedoya de Molina Marker
Inscription.  
A: Doña
Dolores Bedoya de Molina
En el bicentenario de su nacimiento
La Patria agradecida
Comite Oficial Pro-Bicentenario
Guatemala, 20 Sept. 1983

English translation:
To Dolores Bedoya de Molina
On the 200th Anniversary of her birth
Tribute from a grateful nation
Official 200th Anniversary Committee
Guatemala, September 20, 1983
 
Erected 1983.
 
Location. 14° 38.082′ N, 90° 30.804′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is on 14a Calle, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker and statue are right outside of the Dolores Bedoya de Molina Public School in Zone 1. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7a Avenida, Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Postal Service (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ibargüen House
Dolores Bedoya de Molina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 5, 2016
2. Dolores Bedoya de Molina Marker
The marker and statue are outside of a public school named in her honor in Guatemala City.
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Herrera Luna House (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); José Martí in Guatemala (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Assassination of Maria Chinchilla (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); House of Miguel Garcia Granados (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); 300th Anniversary of the Printing Press in Guatemala (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Regarding Dolores Bedoya de Molina. Maria Dolores Bedoya was a Guatemalan national hero who participated in the independence movement in Central America. She was born in Escuintla on September 20, 1783. On February 9, 1804 she married Dr. Pedro Molina Mazariegos, one of the leading figures of the independence struggle. De Molina Bedoya is known historically for her patriotism and work for the achievement of freedom. On the night of September 14, 1821 she went house-to-house, urging people to acclaim and support independence. She died on July 9, 1853.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Bust of Dolores Bedoya de Molina image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 4, 2015
3. Bust of Dolores Bedoya de Molina
This bust by Galeotti Torres was at an exposition at the Cerro Santo Domingo in Antigua Guatemala in December, 2014.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on August 18, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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