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  • 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 ...

  • Orocovis

    Juan Rivera de Santiago founded Orocovis municipality in 1825, taking the name for this area from a local Indian Chief whose name was Orocovix. Orocovis is also known as "El Pueblo Corazon," which means "the Heart Town". Orocovis is located in the central region of the Puerto Rico in the island's most central mountain range.