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The Colony

1999 (9:00 mins) Island Topics #18 HISTORY

This video is a brief tour of what was once the administrative center of Pohnpei.   Javier Galvan, a Spanish architect and historian, leads us through the Spanish Wall, erected at the beginning of Spanish rule in 1887.  Within the colony enclosed by the Wall were troops barracks, a governor's palace, an infirmary, and other public buildings.  Senor Galvan points out where these buildings were located and shows us what relics of this period of colonial history of Pohnpei remain besides the Wall.

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