The Fortress of Santo Domingo

The Fortress of Santo Domingo (HM26G7)

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

N 18° 28.394', W 69° 52.952'

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Fortaleza de Santo DomingoRecinto amurallado y conjunto de edificaciones iniciadas en 1505 siendo Gobernador de Santo Domingo Frey Nicolas de OvandoLa Torre del Homenaje sirvió de prisión hasta nuestros díasEl portal principal se construyo en 1787 reinando Carlos III al igual que la Santa BarbaraEs el monumento militar mas antigua de America

English translation:
The Fortress of Santo DomingoThis walled enclosure and complex of buildings was begun in 1505 under the Governor of Santo Domingo Frey Nicolás de Ovando. The Tower of Tribute (Torre de Homenaje) served as a prison until very recently. The main entrance portal was built in 1787 during the reign of Carlos III, during which time the Fort of Santa Bárbara was also built. This is the oldest military structure in the Americas.
HM NumberHM26G7
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Date Added Saturday, March 31st, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19Q E 406822 N 2042770
Decimal Degrees18.47323333, -69.88253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 28.394', W 69° 52.952'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 28' 23.64" N, 69° 52' 57.12" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Calle Las Damas, Santo Domingo Distrito Nacional 10210, DO
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