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Newest Monument To Honor Mella

A new monument has been added to the Colonial Zones list of many monuments. This is a new statue of one of the Founding Fathers of Dominican Republic, General Matías Ramón Mella. It was placed to commemorate the day of his birth on February 25th.

Statue of General Matías Ramón Mella - Plaza Patriótica at Puerta de la Misericordia

Statue of General Matías Ramón Mella – Plaza Patriótica at Puerta de la Misericordia

The new monument is located at the Puerta de la Misericordia/ Gate of Mercy on Calle Palo Hincado and the corner of Calle Arzobispo Portes along the far wall of the Colonial City. (see map #72). This new statue replaces the bust of Mella that was located in the same plaza)

Statue of General Matías Ramón Mella - Padre de la Patria

Statue of General Matías Ramón Mella – Padre de la Patria




The inscription on the statue reads:

Plaza Patriótica
General Matías Ramón Mella
25 de Febrero de 1816 – 4 de Junio de 1864

En homenaje al Padre de la Patria,
General Matías Ramón Mella
Héroe de la Independencia y de la
Restauración de la República Dominicana,
considerado el más grande genio y
estratega militar dominicano
de todos los tiempos.
Político liberal. Independentista eterno.

CPEP
Comision Permanente
De Efemerides Patrias

Proyecto Patriótico de Cultura Cívica
Foundación Luces y Sombras

Bicentenario de su natancio
25 Febrero 2016

Gobierno Constitucional
Lic. Danilo Medina Sánchez
2012-2016

Monument honoring Matías Ramón Mella, Padre de la Patria

Monument honoring Matías Ramón Mella, Padre de la Patria

Translation of the inscription:
In homage to the Father of the Nation,
General Matias Ramon Mella
Hero of the Independence and
Restoration of the Dominican Republic,
considered the greatest genius and
Dominican military strategist
of all times.
Political freedom. Eternal Independence.


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