Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
En 1532 encabezó un acto de resistencia que con el correr de los años, se conviertió (sic, convirtió) en una verdadera rebelión.
In 1532 he led an act of resistance that, through the years, became a true rebellion.
Erected 1980 by Ministerio de Cultura.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Colonial Era • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 18° 28.357′ N, 69° 54.483′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Memorial can be reached from Avenida Pedro Henríquez Ureña just east of Calle Benito Juárez, on Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10205, Dominican Republic. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Friar Bartolomé de las Casas (a few steps from this marker); Enriquillo (a few steps from this marker); Juan Pablo Duarte (a few steps from this marker); Black Jack (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlos Andújar (within shouting distance of this marker); Rafael González Tirado (within shouting distance of this marker); Hugo Estrella Guzmán (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Pedro Conde Sturla (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
Regarding Sebastián Lemba. "Sebastián Lemba was a sixteenth-century maroon of Cameroonian origins who waged continuous war for nearly two decades on Spanish encomenderos. He commanded a standing army of four hundred rebels at any given time. He was, according to Jane Landers, "one of the most feared of the maroon leaders of the 1540s." The details of Lemba's demise are uncertain - either he died in the palenque (cimarrón settlement) named for him and his head was hung in the capital, or he was taken prisoner and executed there. In any event, Governor López
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