Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Spanish Refugees of 1939
Los Españoles Refugiados del Año 1939
A los intelectuales y artistas españoles refugiados del año 1939 y a los dominicanos que los acogieron
La comisión dominicana permanente para la celebración del V centenario del descubrimiento y evangelización de America dedica la presente tarja en este sitio, donde solian reunirse, como testimonio de reconocimiento a sus valiosos aportes a la cultura nacional
12 de octubre de 1987
To the Spanish intellectuals and artists that came here as refugees in 1939 and the Dominicans that embraced them.
The Dominican Commission for the Celebration of the 5th Century of the Discovery and Evangelization of the Americas dedicates this memorial in this site where the Spanish met up, as a testimony recognizing their valuable contributions to the national culture.
October 12, 1987
Location. 18° 28.384′ N, 69° 53.19′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. Marker is on Calle El Conde just from Calle 19 de Marzo, on the left when traveling west. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan Pablo Duarte (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Municipal Council in the Americas (about 210 meters First City Hall in the Americas (about 210 meters away); The Royal and Pontifical University Santo Tomás de Aquino (about 210 meters away); Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo (about 240 meters away); Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the Americas (about 240 meters away); The Plaza of the Priests (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Francisco del Rosario Sánchez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Santo Domingo.
Regarding Spanish Refugees of 1939. Some 4,000 refugees of the Spanish Civil War were taken in by the Dominican Republic in the late 1930s.
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