REDEDICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION MONUMENT OF 1812
Government House Sala de Montiano and Courtyard at 12-12:15 Noon
WELCOME Master of Ceremony, Dr. Wm. R. Adams
Vocalist, Ariel Ruggiero, National Anthem
INTRODUCTIONS, Dr. Wm. R. Adams
Mayor Mark Alexander & Dignitaries
Hildegard Pacetti, President of Historic District-I Assoc.
Paul Fagundoe r
Welcome to Guest from Miami
/-LMasons-masonic symbols on the monument .
History of the Monument
Dr. Carlos Ripoll
Carlos Ripoll exiled himself from his native Cuba in 1960. Dr. Ripoll is
Professor Emeritus of Queens College, of the City University of New
York, and the author of several books and articles on Jose Marti, as
well as others in Latin American letters, history and politics.
Carlos Ripoll sali6 exilado de su patria, Cuba, en 1960. Profesor
Emdrito de Queens College, de City University of New York, el doctor
Ripoll es autor de various libros y articulos sobre Jose Marti, ademas
de otros sobre las letras, la historic y la political de Hispanoamerica.
Dr. Cecile-Marie Sastre
Dr. Cecile-Marie Sastre earned her doctorate in history at the Florida
State University. An authority on Spanish Colonial military history and
fortifications, Dr. Sastre has closely examined the original documents
that described the construction of the Constitution Monument. In
addition, Dr. Sastre has been conducting research on the Irish
migrations to Spain and Spanish America after 1600, and the Irish
presence in the Spanish continental and colonial armies after that
BAR- B-QUE 12:45-1PM in GOVERNMENT HOUSE COURTYARD
Please make this announcement
Extend an invitation to all to join us at the Bar-B-Q in Courtyard
Vocalist Ariel Ruggiero and Pianist & Tabitha Priest, will entertain
Both girls are seniors at St. Augustine High School, interested in music and
acting. Both are under the guidance of teachers, Linda Mignon and Mr. Jeff
Thanks to Glenn Lightsey for pumpkins, Sonny's Bar-B-Q for barbeque and the
Masonic Lodge # & Trust volunteers.