Borgellá's Palace

Borgellá's Palace (HM1QQN)

Location: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10210
Country: Dominican Republic

N 18° 28.419', W 69° 53.011'

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Palacio de Borgellá

— (Antigua Casa de Diego de Herrera) —

Vivienda del siglo XVI, originalmente habitada por el escribano Diego de Herrera, importante personaje de la colonia española. La galería frontal con arcos se le añade durante la ocupación haitiana de 1822 a 1844, cuando fue remodelada para Casa de Gobierno, por el gobernador haitiano Gerónimo Borgellá. En 1863 fue asiento de la Real Audiencia durante la anexión a España. Ha sido sede del Tribunal de Justicia y del Senado de la República. English translation:A 16th century building, originally inhabited by the scribe Diego de Herrera, an important character in the Spanish colonial period. The arched front entryway was added during the Haitian occupation of 1822-1844, when it was remodeled as the center of government by the Haitian Governor Gerónimo Borgellá. In 1863 it was the seat of the Royal Court during the annexation to Spain. It has hosted the Court and the Senate of the Republic.
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Date Added Monday, February 15th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19Q E 406718 N 2042817
Decimal Degrees18.47365000, -69.88351667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 28.419', W 69° 53.011'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 28' 25.1400" N, 69° 53' 0.6600" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Calle Isabel La Católica, Santo Domingo Distrito Nacional 10210, DO
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