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The 150th Anniversary of San Marcos Department

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, August 14, 2016
1. The 150th Anniversary of San Marcos Department Marker
Inscription.  
Candachuchex, Tierra de Frío
San Marcos, departamento occidental, puerta de entrada a Centro América, cuna de ilustres artistas, magnos poetas, célebres autores, prestigiosos creadores, cuna del reformador, valle de tradición, tierra de colosos bañada por el majestuoso Pacifico, bendito departamento de alcurnia.

En evocación y memoria del 150 aniversario de creación del departamento de San Marcos.

Cirilo Gabriel López López, Alcalde Municipal · Sara Lisbeth Barrios Angel, Sindico 1 · Esaú Gregorio Ajtún Juárez, Sindo II · Adán Emilio López Soto, Consejal I · Luis Fernando de León Herrera, Concejal II · Héctor Alejandro González Barrios, Concejal III · Francisco Alexander Gómez Velázquez, Concejal IV · Rodolfo Raquel Carredano Romero, Concejal V · Roberto Eduardo Cancinos Godínez, Secretario Municipal

San Marcos, 8 de mayo de 2016

English translation:
Candachuchex, “The Cold Lands”

San Marcos, a department of the west, the gateway to Central America, birthplace of famous artists, great poets, famous authors, prestigious designers,
The 150th Anniversary of San Marcos Department Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 29, 2018
2. The 150th Anniversary of San Marcos Department Marker
The marker has been moved about 20 meters south onto the facade of a small utility building.
birthplace of The Reformer, a valley of traditions, a land of giant mountains bathed by the majestic Pacific Ocean, a department blessed by its heritage.

In evocation and memory of the 150th anniversary of the creation of the department of San Marcos.

Names of Municipal authorities

San Marcos, May 8, 2016
 
Erected 2016 by Municipalidad de San Marcos.
 
Location. 14° 57.923′ N, 91° 47.241′ W. Marker is in San Marcos, San Marcos, in Municipality of San Marcos. Marker can be reached from Calzada Justo Rufino Barrios, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is directly in front of the Municipal Headquarters for San Marcos, San Marcos, Guatemala. Marker is in this post office area: San Marcos 12001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Cross of the Pregón and the Pa'ach Ceremony (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); General Miguel Garcia Granados (approx. half a kilometer away); Bishop Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri (approx. one kilometer away); Rubén Mérida Escobar (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Benito Juárez (approx. 1.8 kilometers
The 150th Anniversary of San Marcos Department Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 14, 2016
3. The 150th Anniversary of San Marcos Department Marker
The reverse of the marker is in the foreground, with the eccentric Municipal Headquarters for San Marcos in the background. The elaborate sculptures of the facade were designed by Rodolfo Galeotti with Mayan and Aztec themes. The architect of the building was Carlos Malau.
away); Monument to Barrios (approx. 6.1 kilometers away); Centenary Park San Lorenzo (approx. 9.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Marcos.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2. submitted on January 20, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on October 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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