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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
 

The St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

 
 
The St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2017
1. The St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Marker
Inscription.
En este lugar operó durante casi un siglo el
Colegio Santo Tomás de Aquino
Ejemplo de educación y disciplina
fundado por Mons. Merino en 1895.
Parmenio Troncoso de la Concha
y Manuel B. Troncoso Sánchez (Sr. Manolín)
fueron sus impulsores.
Miles de ilustres ciudadanos
se formaron y educaron en esta institución
Los ex alumnos de las promociones 1968 y 1969
reconocemos y honramos el legado de los ilustres
maestros oue dejaron su ejemplo en nuestra sociedad.

3 de febrero 2010

English translation:
In this location the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy operated for almost a century, an example of education and discipline founded by Monsignor Merino in 1895. Parmenio Troncoso de la Concha and Manuel B. Troncoso Sánchez (Mr. Manolín) were its supporters. Thousands of illustrious citizens were formed and educated in this institution. The former students of the classes of 1968 and 1969 recognize and honor the legacy of the illustrious teachers who left their example on our society.
February 3, 2010

 
Erected 2010 by Los ex-alumnos de las promociones 1968 y 1969 del Colegio de Santo Tomás de Aquinas.
 
Location. 18° 28.251′ N, 69° 53.217′ 
The St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2017
2. The St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Marker
The marker is roughly in the center in this view, to the left of the building's facade. The building is now the Billini Hotel.
W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Padre Billini and Parmenio Troncoso, on the right when traveling east on Calle Padre Billini. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10210, Dominican Republic.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Church and Convent of Regina Angelorum (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco del Rosario Sánchez (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Royal and Pontifical University Santo Tomás de Aquino (about 180 meters away); Juan Pablo Duarte (about 180 meters away); Spanish Refugees of 1939 (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Japanese Immigration to the Dominican Republic (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the Americas (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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