The Mexican Fountain at El Cerrito del Carmen

The Mexican Fountain at El Cerrito del Carmen (HM26RQ)

Location: Guatemala, Guatemala
Country: Guatemala

N 14° 38.87', W 90° 30.299'

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El Gobierno de Mexico y la Colonia Mexicana a Guatemala20 de Noviembre 1934Se erigió esta Fuente en la Administración del Gral. Jorge Ubico14 de Febrero de 1935Gral. Matías de Galvez gobernó la Capitanía de Guatemala 1778-1783Siendo Virrey de la Nueva España murió en Méjico en 1784Fray Payo Enriquez de Rivera Obispo de GuatemalaIntrodujo la primera imprenta en el año de 1660Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Protector de los Indios 1536Obispo de Chiapas y Conquistador Evangélico de VerapazBernal Diaz de Castillo Historiador de Guatemala y MexicoEscribió su obra en la Antigua Guatemala en el siglo XVIJulio 19 de 1935Progresista AdministracionGeneral Jorge UbicoEl azulejo decorativo de esta fuente fue obsequiado por elGobierno de Mexicoy laColonia MexicanaEl Trabajo de construcción lo dirigio el Ing. Y Arquitecto Rafael Perez de Leon por cuenta de la Direccion General de la Policia Nacionala cargo del General Roderico AnzuetoA la Ciudad de Guatemala Restauaración Año 2010A la Ciudad de Guatemala de la Ciudad de Puebla-México 1996Casa Cervantes, Ave. Juarez 18, Méjico D.F., 1935, Pintó J. L. Greenham

English translation:
The Government of Mexico and the



Mexican Colony in Guatemala November 20, 1934 This fountain was erected during the Administration of General Jorge Ubico on February 14, 1935 General Matías de Galvez governed the Captaincy of Guatemala from 1778-1783 As Viceroy of New Spain, he died in Mexico in 1784 Friar Payo Enriquez de Rivera, Bishop of Guatemala He introduced the first printing press to Guatemala in 1660 Friar Bartolomé de las Casas, Protector of the Indians 1536 Bishop of Chiapas and Evangelical Conqueror of Verapaz Bernal Diaz de Castillo, Historian of Guatemala and Mexico He wrote his work in Antigua Guatemala in the 16th century July 19, 1935 The Progressive Administration of General Jorge Ubico The decorative tile of this fountain was presented by the Government of Mexico and the Mexican Colony The Construction Work was directed by the Engineer and Architect Rafael Pérez de León, on behalf of the General Directorate of the National Police, led by General Roderico Anzueto The Restoration was presented to the City of Guatemala in 2010 To the City of Guatemala from the City of Puebla-Mexico, 1996 Casa Cervantes, Avenida Juárez 18, México D.F., 1935, Painted by J. L. Greenham
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HM NumberHM26RQ
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Year Placed1935
Placed ByEl Gobierno de México y la Colonia Mexican
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Date Added Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15P E 768741 N 1620855
Decimal Degrees14.64783333, -90.50498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 38.87', W 90° 30.299'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 38' 52.2" N, 90° 30' 17.94" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Diagonal 9, Guatemala Guatemala , GT
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