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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
 

1505 Colonial House

 
 
1505 Colonial House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 10, 2018
1. 1505 Colonial House Marker
Inscription.

“En conmemoración del V centenario de esta casa colonial, sita en La Atarazana, que data de 1505”
1ero. de diciembre 2005

English translation:
In commemoration of the 500th anniversary of this colonial house, located in La Atarazana and dating from 1505.
December 1, 2005

 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 18° 28.618′ N, 69° 53.02′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker can be reached from Calle Emiliano Tejera just east of Calle Isabela Católica, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The house and marker are on the western side of the Plaza de la Hispanidad, one of many restaurants facing the plaza. This residence is one of the oldest houses in Santo Domingo, and also in the Americas. Marker is in this post office area: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10212, Dominican Republic.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nicolás de Ovando (within shouting distance of this marker); The Colonial City of Santo Domingo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of the Duarte y Díez Family (about 90 meters away); Palace of the Viceroy Diego Colón
1505 Colonial House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 10, 2018
2. 1505 Colonial House Marker
The marker can be seen to the right of the entrance to the house, now the Pat'e Palo Restaurant (Wooden Leg Restaurant). It is one of the oldest houses in Santo Domingo and, therefore, in the Americas.
(about 120 meters away); Salomé Ureña de Henríquez (about 120 meters away); Palace of the Governors (about 120 meters away); The Atarazanas School (about 120 meters away); Duarte's Return from Exile (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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