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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
 

The Church and Convent of Regina Angelorum

 
 
The Church and Convent of Regina Angelorum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2017
1. The Church and Convent of Regina Angelorum Marker
Inscription.
Iglesia y Convento de Regina Angelorum
Su construcción data de la segunda mitad del siglo XVI, finalizada a principios del siglo XVIII. Durante el siglo XVI la poeta Leonor de Ovando fue priora del convento.

English translation:
The Church and Convent of Regina Angelorum
Its construction dates from the second half of the 16th century to its completion at the beginning of the 18th century. During the 16th century the poet Leonor de Ovando was the prioress of the convent.

 
Location. 18° 28.247′ N, 69° 53.232′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker is on Calle Padre Billini 0 kilometers east of Calle Sánchez, on the right when traveling east. 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 St. Thomas Aquinas Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco del Rosario Sánchez (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Royal and Pontifical University Santo Tomás de Aquino (about 180 meters away); Juan Pablo Duarte (about 210 meters away); Spanish Refugees of 1939
The Church and Convent of Regina Angelorum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2017
2. The Church and Convent of Regina Angelorum Marker
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Japanese Immigration to the Dominican Republic (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the Americas (approx. 0.4 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.
 
An additional, nearby marker on the first national electoral board here in 1923 image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2017
3. An additional, nearby marker on the first national electoral board here in 1923
This additional marker is some meters to the west of the featured marker. It reads:

Junta Central Electoral
En memoria a su primera sede
instalada el 12 de abril 1923
Dia de las Juntas Electorales
12 de abril de 1981
A view of the building of the 1923 national electoral board image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2017
4. A view of the building of the 1923 national electoral board
The additional marker is attached to the front of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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