Conservation of 19th- and 20th-Century Monuments Commemorating the 1819 Battle of Boyaca

This project involves the conservation of two battle monuments, including the first commemorative monument ever erected on the site.

The 1819 Battle of Boyaca resulted in Colombia’s independence from Spain, the subsequent liberation of Venezuela, Peru, and Ecuador, and the creation of Bolivia. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Colombia, South America, Americas Organiser(s): Ministry of Culture, Colombia (ICANH) Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $199,979 Commencement Date: 03/0209 Project Status: Completed
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