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Address: Twenty-Sixth of January, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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This street is lined with about 60 red- and black-striped houses, the local...

This street is lined with about 60 red- and black-striped houses, the local fire-fighters' colors.

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A Bit of Local History

Definitely a different twist for the tourist. Its a bit of a walk from the church but still interesting to see. It reinforces American traits...though instructed to not respond... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 April 2014
Greg H
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San Antonio, Texas

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

Definitely a different twist for the tourist. Its a bit of a walk from the church but still interesting to see. It reinforces American traits...though instructed to not respond, a group of firefighters belayed the order and ultimately (as it seems) saved the community. The firefighters were rightfully honored. Recommend reviewing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calle_25_de_Enero

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

Saw this on the $2 bus tour from the Parque de Bombas. As our tour guide described it, in the early 1900's a big fire started in Ponce. The volunteer firemen did a great job fighting the fire and minimizing the damage. As a result the Mayor created a holiday and gave a number of them a home for life... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2010

Is called "La calle del 25 de enero" the twenty-five of january is a whole block dadicated to the fire-fighters that died on a big fire in ponce decades ago. And to honor them and their familys this street was created with all the houses painted equaly with black and red stripes that are the colors of the city of... More 

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