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Palace of the Governors

Palacio de los Gobernadores de la isla Española

 
 
Palace of the Governors Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
1. Palace of the Governors Marker
Inscription.
Palacio de los Gobernadores de la isla Española.
Capitanes generales y presidente de la Real Audiencia,
primero de America construido alrededor de 1512
Sirvio de residencia a estos funcionarios reales durante la epoca colonial. En el periodo republicano
fue sede del gobierno nacional hasta el
año de 1947.
Con motivo XX aniversario de la fundacion

English translation:
Palace of the Governors of the island Hispaniola.
Captains general and the president of the Royal Court, first in the Americas,
had it built around 1512, and it was used as the residence of these royal officials during the colonial era. In the Republican period it hosted the national government until 1947.

On occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the foundation

 
Location. 18° 28.565′ N, 69° 52.981′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. Marker can be reached from Calle Las Damas. Click for map. The marker is on the northeast corner of the building, near to the large patio of the Diego Colón residence.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Colonial City of Santo Domingo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Residence of Treasurer Cristóbal de Santa Clara (within shouting distance
Palace of the Governors Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
2. Palace of the Governors Marker
of this marker); Chapel of Our Lady of the Remedies (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Jesuits (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dávila House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Pantheon of the Nation (about 120 meters away); Palace of the Viceroy Diego Colón (about 150 meters away); Christopher Columbus' Last Residence (about 180 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Santo Domingo.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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