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Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo

 
 
Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 16, 2016
1. Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo Marker
Inscription.
En recuerdo de la primera visita a America de
Su Santidad Papa Juan Pablo II
El 25 de enero de 1979
Santo Domingo
Ciudad Primada de América
Ayuntamiento del Distrito Nacional
Enero 2008

English:
Pope John Paul II
In memory of his first visit to America
January 25, 1979
Santo Domingo,
First City of America
National City Council District
January 2008

French and German versions not transcribed

 
Erected 2008 by Ayuntamiento del Distrito Nacional de Santo Domingo.
 
Location. 18° 28.385′ N, 69° 53.06′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. Marker can be reached from Calle Arzobispo Merino. Touch for map. The marker and statue are in the northern portion of the western courtyard of the Cathedral.
 
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); Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the Americas (within shouting distance of this marker); First Municipal Council in the Americas (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plaza of the Priests (within shouting
Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 16, 2016
2. Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo Marker
distance of this marker); Borgellá's Palace (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Antonio Maceo (about 120 meters away); Juan Pablo Duarte (about 180 meters away); The French Embassy (about 210 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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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