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The Pantheon of the Nation

El Panteón de la Patria

 
 
The Pantheon of the Nation Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
1. The Pantheon of the Nation Marker
Inscription.
Ministerio de Cultura
Templo de San Ignacio de Loyola
Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús
(Jesuitas)

Se terminó su construcción hacia 1745, como templo y
aula magna de la Real y Pontificia Universidad de
Santiago de la Paz (1745-1767)

De 1792 a 1798 fue la capilla del Seminario Real y
Conciliar de San Fernando.

Mediante Ley No. 4463 del 2 de junio de 1956
fue consagrada como
Panteón de la Patria
para acoger en un ambiente religioso, de amor y
veneración, los restos de las figuras que han merecido
el reconocimiento eterno de la República
¡Gloria a nuestros hombres y mujeres ilustres!
16 de agosto de 2014

English translation:
Ministry of Culture
Temple of St. Ignatius Loyola
Church of the Company of Jesus
(Jesuits)

Its construction was finished around 1745 for use as a temple and as the main classroom of the Royal and Pontifical University of Santiago de la Paz (1745-1767). From 1792-1798 it was the chapel of the Royal Seminary and Conciliar de San Fernando. On June 2, 1956 the Law No. 4463 consecrated it as the
Pantheon of the Nation
where the remains of those who have earned the eternal recognition of the Republic can be kept in a religious environment of love and veneration.
Glory to our illustrious men and
The Pantheon of the Nation Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
2. The Pantheon of the Nation Marker
The marker is to the left in this view, attached to the neighboring building.
women!
August 16, 2014

 
Erected 2014.
 
Location. 18° 28.502′ N, 69° 52.975′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. Marker is on Calle Las Damas, on the left when traveling north. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Dávila House (a few steps from this marker); House of the Jesuits (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of Our Lady of the Remedies (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus' Last Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); The French Embassy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Residence of Treasurer Cristóbal de Santa Clara (within shouting distance of this marker); The House of the Rectory (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Palace of the Governors (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Santo Domingo.
 
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The Pantheon of the Nation interior image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
3. The Pantheon of the Nation interior
Detail of the interior of the Pantheon of the Nation. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
4. Detail of the interior of the Pantheon of the Nation.
An eternal flame at the Pantheon of the Nation. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
5. An eternal flame at the Pantheon of the Nation.
 
 
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