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Ciudad Colonial in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
 

The House of the Rectory

Casa de la Rectoría

 
 
The House of the Rectory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
1. The House of the Rectory Marker
Inscription.  
Conjunto original de tres casas del siglo XVI, con intervenciones continuas hasta convertirlas en un solo edificio, modificado a principio del siglo XX. Sirvió de hospital militar desde finales del siglo XIX. Fue parte de la sede de la Universidad de Santo Domingo. Se adecuó en el año 2003 a su uso actual.

English translation:
Originally this was a group of three houses from the 16th century, which were modified continuously until converted into one building around the beginning of the 20th century. It served as a military hospital starting during the end of the 19th century. It also formed part of the University of Santo Domingo. In 2003 it was modified for its present use.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 2003.
 
Location. 18° 28.451′ N, 69° 52.952′ W. Marker is in Ciudad Colonial, Distrito Nacional, in Santo Domingo. Marker is on Calle El Conde close to Calle Las Damas, on the right when traveling east. 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
The House of the Rectory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
2. The House of the Rectory Marker
The marker is on the side of the building that faces Calle El Conde.
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this marker. Las Damas Street (a few steps from this marker); The French Embassy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Academy of Sciences Building of the Dominican Republic (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus' Last Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Lions (within shouting distance of this marker); History of the Dominican Society of the Bibliophiles’ House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bastidas House (within shouting distance of this marker); María Toledo Square (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad Colonial.
 
The House of the Rectory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
3. The House of the Rectory Marker
This view is from the corner of Calle El Conde and Calle Las Damas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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Jun. 29, 2022