San Juan la Maguana in Municipality of San Juan la Maguana, San Juan, Dominican Republic
Francisco del Rosario Sanchez
Location. 18° 48.387′ N, 71° 13.609′ W. Marker is in San Juan la Maguana, San Juan, in Municipality of San Juan la Maguana. Marker is on Avenida Independencia just east of Calle Doctor Colón, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker and obelisk are in the center of the Francisco del Rosario Sanchez Park in San Juan la Maguana. Marker is in this post office area: San Juan la Maguana, San Juan 72003, Dominican Republic.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Orlando Martínez (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line).
Regarding Francisco del Rosario Sanchez. Francisco del Rosario Sánchez (b. March 9, 1817 - d. July 4, 1861) was a lawyer, politician and independence activist in the Dominican Republic. He is considered, along with Juan Pablo Duarte and Matías Ramón Mella, to be one of the Founding Fathers of the Dominican Republic. Sánchez, leader and political strategist of the Dominican war against the Haitian occupation, took the reins of the independence fight after the absence of Duarte and proclaimed Dominican independence in the Puerta del Conde on February 27, 1844.
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