100th Anniversary of the Birth of the Poet Osmundo Arriola

100th Anniversary of the Birth of the Poet Osmundo Arriola (HM2DNS)

Location: Quezaltenango, Quetzaltenango
Country: Guatemala
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N 14° 50.19', W 91° 31.528'

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 A este árbol añoso le canto emocionado el poeta quetzalteco Osmundo Arriola:"Hacia el fin de la calle que conduce a una iglesia y al piadoso recinto, que recoge a los muertos, hay un fuerte atalaya de crecida estatura, valeroso, hieratico y de heridas cubierto, como el rudo soldado de epopeyas gloriosas que blandiendo la espada llego a triste y viejo"Dr. Andre Le GuenExcelentisimo Embajador Republica de Francia. Municipalidad de Quetzaltenango. Comite Centenario Nacimiento Poeta Osmundo Arriola. Quetzaltenango 13 de septiembre de 1986.
English translation:To this old tree the Quetzaltecan poet Osmundo Arriola sang: "Towards the end of the street that leads to a church and its pious enclosure which collects the dead, there is a strong watchtower of high stature, courageous, solemn and of covered wounds, like the rude soldier of glorious epics that brandished his sword but eventually became sad and old." Dr. Andre Le Guen, Most Excellent Ambassador of the Republic of FranceMunicipality of QuetzaltenangoCommittee on the 100th Anniversary of



the Birth of the Poet Osmundo Arriola
Quetzaltenango, September 13, 1986
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Year Placed1986
Placed ByEmbajada de Francia y la Municipalidad de Quetzaltenango
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Date Added Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15P E 658658 N 1640765
Decimal Degrees14.83650000, -91.52546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 50.19', W 91° 31.528'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 50' 11.4" N, 91° 31' 31.68" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Quezaltenango Quetzaltenango , GT
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