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La Paz Centro, León, Nicaragua
 

“The Royal Road”

“Calle Real”

 
 
"The Royal Road" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2016
1. "The Royal Road" Marker
Inscription.
Debe su nombre a la Casa Real de Fundición y está orientada de Norte a Sur. Tiene una extensión de 300 metros lineales por 14.50 metros de ancho.

Testigo de múltiples enjuiciamientos aprobados por el Cabildo Real, era común que el pregonero recorriera esta calle a caballa leyendo la sentencia.

Durante los 86 años de actividad en la ciudad, muchos procesados fueron arrastrados por esta calle, hasta la Plaza Mayor, donde se ejecutaba la sentencia final.

Caption: Plano de conjunto

English:
"The Royal Road"
It was named after the Royal Foundry House and is oriented north to south. It has a length of 300 linear meters and a width of 14.50 metros.
It was the scenario of multiple prosecutions approved by the Royal Council. It was common to see the bellman down the street, on horseback, while reading the sentence.
During the 86 years the city was active, many defendants were dragged down this street to the Main Square, where the final sentence enforcement took place.

Caption: Site map
 
Location. 12° 24.065′ N, 86° 37.035′ W. Marker is in La Paz Centro, León. Touch for map. The marker is at the León Viejo Archaeological Site, south of the Central Park.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
"The Royal Road" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2016
2. "The Royal Road" Marker
The Royal Road is seen here in the background.
of this marker. “The House of Ana Jiménez” (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Saint Mary of Graces Cathedral” (within shouting distance of this marker); "Unidentified" Colonial Structure No 11 (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Town Square" (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Town Council” (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); “The Palace of Governor Rodrigo de Contreras” (about 120 meters away); "The House of Hernando de Soto and Hernán Ponce de León" (about 150 meters away); "The House of Martín" (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Paz Centro.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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