Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
First City Hall in the Americas
Primer ayuntamiento de America
fundado en La Isabela
el 24 de abril de 1494
Diego Colon._ Presidente del Ayto.
Pedro Fernandez C._ Oficial Mayor
Padre Bernardo Boil._ Regidor
Alonso Sanchez Carvajal._ Regidor
Juan de Lujan._ Regidor
Homenaje del Ayuntamiento – Disto.
Nacional. _ 24 de abril de 1979.
founded in La Isabela
April 24, 1494
Diego Colon. President
Pedro Fernandez C. First Official
Padre Bernardo Boil. Council member
Alonso Sanchez Carvajal. Council member
Juan de Lujan. Council member
Tribute from the National District City Hall
April 24, 1979.
Erected 1979 by Ayuntamiento del Distrito Nacional de Santo Domingo.
Location. 18° 28.397′ N, 69° 53.071′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker is on Calle Arzobispo Merino just from Calle El Conde, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo (within shouting distance of this marker); First Municipal Council in the Americas (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the Americas (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plaza of the Priests (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Borgellá's Palace (about 120 meters away); The Founding of the Listín Diario (about 120 meters away); Francisco X. Billini (about 120 meters away); Antonio Maceo (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
Regarding First City Hall in the Americas. La Isabela was the first city founded in the New World by the Spanish, on the northern coast of what is now the Dominican Republic. It was soon abandoned as its settlers moved to other parts of the island.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Politics •
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