Ciudad Colonial in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Spanish Refugees of 1939
Los Españoles Refugiados del Año 1939
A los intelectuales y artistas españoles refugiados del año 1939 y a los dominicanos que los acogieron
La comisión dominicana permanente para la celebración del V centenario del descubrimiento y evangelización de America dedica la presente tarja en este sitio, donde solian reunirse, como testimonio de reconocimiento a sus valiosos aportes a la cultura nacional
12 de octubre de 1987
To the Spanish intellectuals and artists that came here as refugees in 1939 and the Dominicans that embraced them.
The Dominican Commission for the Celebration of the 5th Century of the Discovery and Evangelization of the Americas dedicates this memorial in this site where the Spanish met up, as a testimony recognizing their valuable contributions to the national culture.
October 12, 1987
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
Location. 18° 28.384′ N, 69° 53.19′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad Colonial, Distrito Nacional 10210, Dominican Republic. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Luisa Ozema Pellerano de Henríquez (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House and Museum El Beaterio (about 150 meters away); Juan Pablo Duarte (about 180 meters away); First Municipal Council in the Americas (about 210 meters away); First City Hall in the Americas (about 210 meters away); Church of Las Mercedes (about 210 meters away); The Royal and Pontifical University Santo Tomás de Aquino (about 210 meters away); Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad Colonial.
Regarding Spanish Refugees of 1939. Some 4,000 refugees of the Spanish Civil War were taken in by the Dominican Republic in the late 1930s.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.