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Ciudad Colonial in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
 

The Pantheon of the Nation

El Panteón de la Patria

 
 
The Pantheon of the Nation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
1. The Pantheon of the Nation Marker
Inscription.  
Ministerio de Cultura
Templo de San Ignacio de Loyola
Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús
(Jesuitas)

Se terminó su construcción hacia 1745, como templo y
aula magna de la Real y Pontificia Universidad de
Santiago de la Paz (1745-1767)

De 1792 a 1798 fue la capilla del Seminario Real y
Conciliar de San Fernando.

Mediante Ley No. 4463 del 2 de junio de 1956
fue consagrada como
Panteón de la Patria
para acoger en un ambiente religioso, de amor y
veneración, los restos de las figuras que han merecido
el reconocimiento eterno de la República
¡Gloria a nuestros hombres y mujeres ilustres!
16 de agosto de 2014

English translation:
Ministry of Culture
Temple of St. Ignatius Loyola
Church of the Company of Jesus
(Jesuits)

Its construction was finished around 1745 for use as a temple and as the main classroom of the Royal and Pontifical University of Santiago de la Paz (1745-1767). From 1792-1798 it was the chapel of the Royal Seminary and Conciliar de San Fernando. On June 2, 1956 the Law No. 4463 consecrated
The Pantheon of the Nation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
2. The Pantheon of the Nation Marker
The marker is to the left in this view, attached to the neighboring building.
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it as the
Pantheon of the Nation
where the remains of those who have earned the eternal recognition of the Republic can be kept in a religious environment of love and veneration.
Glory to our illustrious men and women!
August 16, 2014

 
Erected 2014.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is June 2, 1956.
 
Location. 18° 28.502′ N, 69° 52.975′ W. Marker is in Ciudad Colonial, Distrito Nacional, in Santo Domingo. Marker is on Calle Las Damas, on the left 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. María Toledo Square (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Pantheon of the Nation (a few steps from this marker); The Dávila House (a few steps from this marker); House of the Jesuits (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of Our Lady of the Remedies (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus' Last Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); The French Embassy (within
The Pantheon of the Nation interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
3. The Pantheon of the Nation interior
shouting distance of this marker); The Residence of Treasurer Cristóbal de Santa Clara (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad Colonial.
 
Detail of the interior of the Pantheon of the Nation. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
4. Detail of the interior of the Pantheon of the Nation.
An eternal flame at the Pantheon of the Nation. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
5. An eternal flame at the Pantheon of the Nation.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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