Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
First Municipal Council in the Americas
de America al Adelantado
Don Bartolome Colon
Fundador en la margen oriental
del Rio Ozama de la Villa
de Santo Domingo del dia
5 de agosto del año 1498
para luego ser traslada
a esta parte por el Gobernador
de la Isla Hispaniola
Frey Nicolas de Ovando
en el año 1502
Tribute to the First Municipal Council in the Americas formed by
founder of Santo Domingo on the eastern shore of the Ozama River on August 5, 1498, which was later transferred to this location by the Governor of Hispaniola Island
Friar Nicolas de Ovando
Union of Municipal Workers
Location. 18° 28.416′ N, 69° 53.075′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. Marker is on Calle Arzobispo Meriño 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. First City Hall in the Americas (within shouting distance of this marker); Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the Americas (about Borgellá's Palace (about 120 meters away); Antonio Maceo (about 120 meters away); The Plaza of the Priests (about 120 meters away); The French Embassy (about 210 meters away); Christopher Columbus' Last Residence (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Politics • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.