The 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Quetzaltenango

The 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Quetzaltenango (HM2DLK)

Location: Quezaltenango, Quetzaltenango
Country: Guatemala
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N 14° 50.311', W 91° 30.442'

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Monument to the Marimba

 Admon. Laugerud 1974-1978Con motivo del Sesquicentenario de la Ciudad de Quetzaltenango, el 29 de octubre de 1975, el Presidente de la Republica General Kjell Eugenio Laugerud Garcia, dispuso la construcción de este monumento en Xelaju, cuna de las mejores marimbas del mundo y destacados compositores y ejecutantesEn testimonio de perpetua veneración a nuestro noble instrumento nacionalIngeniero Ricardo Arguedas Martinez Ministro de Comunicaciones y Obras PublicasRodolfo Galeotti Torres Escultor - Proyecto y Orientacionjunio de 1978
English translation:Laugerud Administration of 1974-1978 On the occasion of the Sesquicentennial of the City of Quetzaltenango, on October 29, 1975, the President of the Republic General Kjell Eugenio Laugerud Garcia, ordered the construction of this monument in Xelaju, cradle of the best marimbas of the world and outstanding composers and performers. A testimonial of perpetual veneration to our noble national instrument Engineer Ricardo Arguedas Martínez,

Minister of Communications and Public Works Rodolfo Galeotti Torres, Sculptor - Project and OrientationJune 1978
Year Placed1978
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Date Added Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15P E 660604 N 1641001
Decimal Degrees14.83851667, -91.50736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 50.311', W 91° 30.442'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 50' 18.66" N, 91° 30' 26.52" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Calz. Manuel Lizandro Barillas, Quezaltenango Quetzaltenango , GT
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