Praça São Sebastião

Praça São Sebastião (HMHJ8)

Location: Manaus, Amazonas Manaus
Country: Brazil
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S 3° 7.818', W 60° 1.353'

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Monumento Comemorativo a Abertura dos Portos

— Monument to the Opening of the [Amazon] Ports —

[Panel 1]Mandado Construir em MDCCCXCIX pelo Exmo Senr. Jose Cardoso Ramalho Júnior, Governador do Estado do Amazonas.

[In English: Construction Ordered, 1899, by His Excellency, Mr. Jose Cardoso Ramalho Junior, Governor of the State of Amazonas.]


[Panel 2]
15 de Novembro de MDCCCLXXXIX.

[November 15, 1889.]


[Panel 3]
Monumento Levanta do em substitução ao que foi erguido n'esta praça em XII de Setembro de MDCCCLXVII como preito de gratidão dos amazonenses aos propugnadores da grande ideia de abertura dos portos do amazonas aos navios mercantes de todos as nações.

Decreto no. 3749 de XII de Dezembro de MDCCCLXVI referenda do dos conselheiro Antonio Coelho de Paula Albu Querque.

[In English: Monument raised to replace that erected in this square September 12, 1867, in homage of gratitude of the Amazonians to the boosters of the grand idea of opening of the ports of the Amazon to the merchant ships of all nations.

Order No. 3749 of December 12, 1866, countersigned by Attorney Antonio Coelho of Paula Albu Querque.


[Panel 4]
Inaugurado a III de Maio de MCM,
IV Centenario do Descobrimento do Brasil.

[In English: Inaugurated to May 3, 1900, the Fourth Centennial of the Discovery of Brazil.]

HM NumberHMHJ8
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1900
Placed ByState of Amazonas
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 7:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20M E 830973 N 9653534
Decimal Degrees-3.13030000, -60.02255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesS 3° 7.818', W 60° 1.353'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds3° 7' 49.0800" S, 60° 1' 21.1800" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 211-279 R. Costa Azevedo, Manaus Amazonas , BR
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