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La Paz Centro, León, Nicaragua — Central America
 

"The House of Hernando de Soto and Hernán Ponce de León"

Colonial Structure No 16

— Estructura Colonial No 16 Casa de Hernando de Soto y Hernán Ponce de León" —

 
 
"The House of Hernando de Soto and Hernán Ponce de León" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2016
1. "The House of Hernando de Soto and Hernán Ponce de León" Marker
Inscription.  
Edificada en el period 1531-1534. Sistema constructivo: paredes de tapial y aplanado de tierra talpuja.
Estos personajes acompañaron la expedición de Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, en 1531 fungieron como Corregidores de la ciudad. En los años posteriores formaron parte de otras expediciones de gran importancia, en las Islas del Caribe (Puerto Rico), Norte y Sur de América.

Pie de dibujos: Plano de conjunto
Planta Arquitectónica

English:
Colonial Structure No 16
"The House of Hernando de Soto and Hernán Ponce de León"

Built during the period 1531-1534. Construction system: rammed-earth walls and talpuja (white volcanic ash) coating.
The above mentioned personages joined the expedition of Francisco Hernández de Córdoba. In 1531, they served as magistrates of the city. In the subsequent years they were part of other expeditions of great importance in the Caribbean Islands (Puerto Rico), as well as in North and South America.

Captions: Site map
Floor plan
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era
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ExplorationMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1531.
 
Location. 12° 24.105′ N, 86° 36.965′ W. Marker is in La Paz Centro, León. The marker is at the Viejo León Archaeological Site, east of the Central Park. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The House of Martín" (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Saint Mary of Graces Cathedral” (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); “The Palace of Governor Rodrigo de Contreras” (about 90 meters away); Ruins of Old León (about 90 meters away); “The House of Ana Jiménez” (about 120 meters away); "The Town Square" (about 120 meters away); "The Royal Road" (about 150 meters away); “The Town Council” (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Paz Centro.
 
"The House of Hernando de Soto and Hernán Ponce de León" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2016
2. "The House of Hernando de Soto and Hernán Ponce de León" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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