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La Paz Centro, León, Nicaragua
 

“The House of Martín”

Colonial Structure No 18

 

—Estructura Colonial No 18 “Casa de Martín Estete” —

 
"The House of Martín" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2016
1. "The House of Martín" Marker
Inscription.
Edificada en el periodo de 1531-1534. Sistema constructivo de paredes de tapial y aplanado de tierra talpuja. Área actual 200 m2.
Martín Estete acompañó la expedición de Francisco Hernández de Córdoba en 1524. Durante los primeros años de la ciudad fue Guardián de la Fortaleza. En 1526 capturó en Granada el Capitán fundador Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, por órdenes del Gobernador Pedrarias Dávila.

Pie de dibujos: Plano de conjunto
Planta Arquitectónica

English:
Colonial Structure No 18
"The House of Martín"
Built during the period 1531-1534. Construction system: rammed-earth walls and talpuja (white volcanic ash) coating. Current area: 200 m2.
Martín Estete joined the expedition of Francisco Hernández de Córdoba in 1524.
During the first years of the city he served as Guardian of the Fortress. In 1526 he arrested founding Captain Francisco Hernández de Córdoba in Granada, at the request of Governor Pedrarias Dávila.

Captions: Site map
Floor plan
 
Location. 12° 24.084′ N, 86° 36.949′ W. Marker is in La Paz Centro, León. Touch for map. The marker is at the Viejo León Archaeological Site, east of the Central Park.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
"The House of Martín" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2016
2. "The House of Martín" Marker
. "The House of Hernando de Soto and Hernán Ponce de León" (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Saint Mary of Graces Cathedral” (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); “The House of Ana Jiménez” (about 120 meters away); "The Fortress" (about 120 meters away); Ruins of Old León (about 150 meters away); “The Palace of Governor Rodrigo de Contreras” (about 150 meters away); "The Town Square" (about 150 meters away); "The Royal Road" (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Paz Centro.
 
Categories. AnthropologyColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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