House and Museum El Beaterio

House and Museum El Beaterio (HM26H1)

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

N 18° 28.307', W 69° 53.147'

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Casa-Museo el BeaterioEstablecido en 1530 a cargo de beatas para "...(el) recogimiento de niñas, doncellas de todas edades, españolas y mestizas que andan perdidas por la tierra". Fue el primer beaterio dominico de Santo Domingo, antes de su traslado para el Convento Regina Angelorum. Albergó a Sor Leonor de Ovando y Doña Elvira de Mendoza, primeras poetisas de las Américas.

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House and Museum El Beaterio Established in 1530 by lay sisters for "... (the) gathering of girls, damsels of all ages, both Spanish and mixed-race who are lost on earth". It was the first Dominican beaterio of Santo Domingo, before its transfer to the Regina Angelorum Convent. It housed Leonor de Ovando and Elvira de Mendoza, the first poetesses of the Americas.
HM NumberHM26H1
Placed ByMinisterio de Cultura
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Date Added Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19Q E 406478 N 2042612
Decimal Degrees18.47178333, -69.88578333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 28.307', W 69° 53.147'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 28' 18.42" N, 69° 53' 8.8199999999999" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Calle Duarte, Santo Domingo Distrito Nacional 10210, DO
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