Buenos Aires, Argentina, Armenian Genocide Memorial

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Subject:The victims of the Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Toros and Siranoosh Arzoomanian
Placement:A large open-air altar with carving of traditionally Armenian iconography; attached to the courtyard wall.
Physical Setting:In the courtyard, flat land, enclosed space.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Map Designation:Mapped as "Acevedo-Armenia" or "Armenian Church"
Physical Condition:Well preserved.
Inscription:24 April 1915.
To the Armenian martyrs.
Everywhere death is the same
People will die only once
But blessed be those
Who die for the glory of their Nation
Location:Acevedo-Armenia 1369
Buenos Aires, Consejo 1414 Argentina
Construction Began:Late 1950's
Construction Completed:1961
Dedication Date:April 1961
Prior Use of Site:Courtyard of the Armenian Church
History of Ownership:Owned by the Armenian Church
Additional Information:Editorial Board of Armenian Encyclopedia. The Armenian Question. Yerevan: 1996.
85 Commémoration du Génocide des Arméniens. Publication du Comité uni pour la Commémoration du Génocide arménien. Montréal, 2000.

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