The present dilapidated condition of the buildings (mentioned in the previous chapter), together with the precarious situation of the inhabitants and the unpleasant way in which the troops were quartered, were more than enough reasons to request the transfer of the Arrabal. The dilapidated condition of the place was perfectly illustrated in an attached plan. . .
The theatrical show and the guided tour “La Sombra de La Mola” is a monologue by Carlos Garrido, performed by Josep Mercadal, in which one of the various legends and stories about the Fortress of Isabel II that circulated among the soldiers is explained. who were doing their compulsory military service, and the inmates of. . .
On February 10, 1764, the chief engineer of Menorca, Pat Mackellar, proposed the transfer of the Arrabal de San Felipe because it was too close to the fortification. In fact, it is one of the accepted maxims for the defense of fortified sites: move everything that is in the sight of the cannon since it. . .
The Military Consortium of Menorca has published a promotional video of the Military Museum of Menorca with unpublished images of the place that have been recorded using a drone . The initiative represents a point and followed in the work of disseminating the military heritage managed by the Consortium, but on this occasion the resource. . .
The Minorca Military Consortium has edited a promotional video of the San Felipe Castle with unpublished images of the monumental site that have been recorded using a drone. The initiative represents a point and followed in the work of disseminating the military heritage of the port of Mahón, but on this occasion the resource of. . .
The Minorca Military Consortium has made headlines in the media on the Island, in particular, and in the Balearic Islands, in general, as a result of its initiatives focused on new technologies and environmental sustainability. In the first place, it is worth noting the announcement made public days ago in relation to the installation of. . .
The Military Consortium of Menorca has published a promotional video of the Mola with unpublished images of the monumental site that have been recorded using a drone. The initiative represents a point and followed in the work of disseminating the military heritage of the port of Mahón, but on this occasion the resource of an. . .
Today the exhibition “The dissuasion, the tide and the limit” by the visual artist and doctor of Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid, Rosell Meseguer, was inaugurated in La Mola. The Hornabeque room will host this exhibition from July 9 to 31 with visiting hours from Monday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to. . .
At the beginning of May, the monuments managed by the Menorca Military Consortium, that is, the San Felipe Castle, the Menorca Military Museum and La Mola, reopened their doors to allow visits to their facilities. This reopening has been carried out with important innovations that have in common a clear commitment to new technologies and. . .
When in 1802 Menorca passed definitively into Spanish hands, the economic and social shock on the island was significant. The abolition of historical jurisdictions and privileges, as in the rest of Spain, together with the introduction of new customs and taxation in the rest of the country, managed to quickly make us forget the growth. . .