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Tag: archeological

  • Museums

    Coamo Museum

    The Coamo Museum, or Coamo Historical Museum, is located in Coamo and is a popular attraction in Puerto Rico. The beautiful, elegant home which houses the Coamo Museum was constructed for a wealthy Spanish merchant, Jose Pomar, in 1840. The two-storey mansion had its storage facilities and stores on the lower level and its residential area on the upper floor. It has survived numerous owners ...

  • La Montaňa (Central)

    Utuado

    Utuado was established on 12 October 1739. It was founded by Sebastian de Morfi and the name of the city was derived from Chief Otoao, whose name meant “Between Mountains”. The name is rather fitting since Utuado is situated in the Central Mountain Range of Puerto Rico near Ponce, Ciales, Arecibo and Lares. Between the late 1500’s and 1700’s not much of this city’s history was recorded, but ...

  • Northern Region

    Arecibo

    Puerto Rico's Arecibo is a colonial town known for its many interesting attractions. It had its start in 1556 when it became the third Spanish settlement in Puerto Rico. Locals fondly refer to Arecibo as the "North's Diamond". This fascinating town has also been referred to as "La Villa del Capitán Correa" due to the battle won by Captain Antonio Correa with a few soldiers here against a ...