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La Isabel

Villa Isabela | Province of Puerto Plata, 57000, Dominican Republic
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I found a skeleton in the cupboard.

This site has been subjected to many official excavations in 1891, 1892, 1945, 1971, 1983, and the... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2015
Benny T
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing history spot!

This an overlooked gem. This is the site of the first European settlement in the new world. This... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2013
lisa w
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sandy utah
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The remains of one of Columbus's earliest New World settlements.
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16 Feb 2015
“I found a skeleton in the cupboard.”
15 Sep 2013
“Amazing history spot!”
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Villa Isabela | Province of Puerto Plata, 57000, Dominican Republic

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Reviewed 16 February 2015

This site has been subjected to many official excavations in 1891, 1892, 1945, 1971, 1983, and the last in date 1986. Some of these projects are even believed to have received funds from UNESCO. However, there is no curated collection nor stratigraphic report of the...More

1  Thank Benny T
Reviewed 15 September 2013

This an overlooked gem. This is the site of the first European settlement in the new world. This is the only place Columbus built a house in the Americas. It is spectacularly beautiful, very remote, and undeveloped, it must have been much the same 500...More

3  Thank lisa w
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