February 1934

El Faro De Colon

Volume 18, Issue 1

Within a stone's throw of where the cruel Bobadilla stood in 1500 as he watched his vessels sail for Spain with the great Columbus aboard in chains, stands the foundation of the Memorial Light being erected in honor of that famous mariner. To bring it nearer home, this spot is just around the corner from where Captain W. W. Low and First Sergeant F. L. Atwood were amhushed and killed while searching the bank's of the Ozama River for the notorious bandit Ramon Batista near Villa Duarte, Punta Torrecilla upon the occasion of our pacification of Santo Domingo in 1918.

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Ralph S Keyser