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Ciudad Colonial in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
 

President Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño

 
 
President Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
1. President Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño Marker
Inscription.  
Plaza Patriotica
Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño
11 de junio de 1932-16 de febrero de 1973
En esta plaza frente al Altar de la Patria,
el coronel Caamaño, héroe de la revolución de abril de 1965,
para garantizar el proceso democrático en nuestro país,
se juramentó como presidente de la República Dominicana en Armas
el día 4 de mayo de 1965.
Comisión Permanente de Efemérides Patrias
Ayuntamiento del Distrito Nacional

Gobierno Constitucional
Dr. Leonel Fernández
2004-2008
Santo Domingo, Rebública Dominicana
4 de mayo de 2008

English translation:
Patriotic Plaza
Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño
June 11, 1932-February 16, 1973
In this plaza in front of the Altar of the Nation, Coronel Caamaño, hero of the Revolution of April 1965, in order to guarantee the democratic process in our country, took the oath as President of the Dominican Republic in Arms on May 4, 1965.
Permanent Commission on National History
National District City Hall

Constitutional Government
Dr. Leonel Fernández
2004-2008
Santo
President Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
2. President Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño Marker
The statue is pointing towards the Altar of the Nation, a previous Spanish-era fort that now houses the tombs of Dominican Independence leaders.
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Domingo, Dominican Republic
May 4, 2008

 
Erected 2008 by Comisión Permanente de Efemérides Patrias.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1965.
 
Location. 18° 28.294′ N, 69° 53.472′ W. Marker is in Ciudad Colonial, Distrito Nacional, in Santo Domingo. Marker is on Calle Palo Hincado close to Calle El Conde, on the right when traveling north. 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. Francisco del Rosario Sánchez (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza Patriótica a los Caídos de Abril (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); La Trinitaria Secret Society (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Church of Our Lady of Carmen (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Chapel of the Hospital of Saint Lazarus (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Chapel of the San Andrés Hospital (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Church of Las Mercedes (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Church and Convent of Regina Angelorum (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad Colonial.
 
The courtyard of the 'Altar de la Patria'. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
3. The courtyard of the 'Altar de la Patria'.
The marker and monument to Caamaño are directly outside of the arched gateway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 480 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on February 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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