Near La Colonia in Mella, Independencia, Dominican Republic
Desde las entrañas la Sierra del Bahoruco dio el primer grito de libertad de todo el continente.
From the depths of the Sierra del Bahoruco, he gave the first cry of freedom for all of the continent.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 18° 22.291′ N, 71° 27.268′ W. Marker is near La Colonia, Independencia, in Mella. Memorial is at the intersection of Route 46 and Route 535, in the median on Route 46. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Colonia, Independencia 83000, Dominican Republic. Touch for directions.
Also see . . . Enriquillo. Enriquillo was a Taíno cacique who rebelled against the Spaniards from 1519 to 1533. Known as "Enrique" by the Spaniards, his rebellion is the best known rebellion during the early Caribbean period. He is considered a hero of indigenous resistance for those in the modern Dominican Republic and Haiti. His father, along with eighty other regional chieftains and his aunt Anacaona, (Submitted on August 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.