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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
 

Palace of the Governors

Palacio de los Gobernadores de la isla Española

 
 
Palace of the Governors Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
1. Palace of the Governors Marker
Inscription.
Palacio de los Gobernadores de la isla Española.
Capitanes generales y presidente de la Real Audiencia,
primero de America construido alrededor de 1512
Sirvio de residencia a estos funcionarios reales durante la epoca colonial. En el periodo republicano
fue sede del gobierno nacional hasta el
año de 1947.
Con motivo XX aniversario de la fundacion

English translation:
Palace of the Governors of the island Hispaniola.
Captains general and the president of the Royal Court, first in the Americas,
had it built around 1512, and it was used as the residence of these royal officials during the colonial era. In the Republican period it hosted the national government until 1947.

On occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the foundation

 
Location. 18° 28.565′ N, 69° 52.981′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker can be reached from Calle Las Damas. Touch for map. The marker is on the northeast corner of the building, near to the large patio of the Diego Colón residence. Marker is in this post office area: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10212, Dominican Republic.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Colonial City of Santo Domingo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Residence of Treasurer Cristóbal de Santa Clara
Palace of the Governors Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 17, 2016
2. Palace of the Governors Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of Our Lady of the Remedies (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Jesuits (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dávila House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Pantheon of the Nation (about 120 meters away); Palace of the Viceroy Diego Colón (about 150 meters away); Christopher Columbus' Last Residence (about 180 meters 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 March 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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