The Menorca Military Consortium pays tribute to Dr. Alejandro Fernández following his death on September 15. A doctor-surgeon by profession and a sailor at heart, as reflected in his obituary published in the local press of Menorca, he was the author of two works published by the Consortium. The title of the first: “A Menorcan. . .
Among the collections of the Royal Trust we can find an unprecedented manuscript of about fifty pages written by the (presumably) Scottish engineer John Archer, which explains the reasons why some British commanders, entrenched in the Castle of San Felipe, did not want to capitulate to the French who finally occupied Menorca between 1756 and. . .
The first news we have of this family dates back to the 1840s, when the English government gave facilities to Greek, Jewish and Moorish merchants to establish themselves in Mahón and they were granted a license of marque. In 1753, Governor Blakeney, in the name of His Britannic Majesty, granted Nicola Alexiano the land corresponding. . .
Immediately after the reconquest of Menorca by the Duke of Crillón in 1782, and during the government of the Count of Cifuentes, a series of events occurred that can reveal some nuances regarding a certain social situation existing on the Island, during the British domination in the century XVIII. The English had introduced some groups. . .
The Mola Game, discover the family adventure in the new activity of the Isabell II Fortress. We are waiting for you next Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for an unforgettable experience in Menorca! Join the fun in our activity designed for all ages. Learn about the fascinating history of the Island as you explore the galleries. . .
The Hornabeque of the Isabel II Fortress in La Mola will host the exhibition “The Spanish Legacy in the United States of America” from August 10 to 31, an exhibition organized by the Defense Delegation in the Balearic Islands and The Legacy Association, that can be visited every day of the week, from 10 a.m.. . .
In 1552 the studies and preparations began, but the construction order was dated June 15, 1554 according to a project by the engineer Juan Bautista Calví. The construction of the castle lasted for 20 years, although throughout the second half of the 16th century it was constantly evolving and improving its structure. It was a. . .
The geographical and meteorological characteristics of the Mediterranean, favored the use of the galleys as the most suitable means of combat, moved by oars they were more maneuverable because they did not depend only on the wind. The round-hulled boats are for the transport of goods. The mixed propulsion galley was armed with medium caliber. . .
La Mola is promoted through a agreement with the airline Easy Jet The Military Consortium of Menorca has carried out in recent months an important remodeling of the Military Museum of Menorca, located in the Plaza Explanada in the municipality of Es Castell, in such a way that the museographic discourse has been lightened and,. . .
The new multipurpose room of the Palace of Isabel II in Mahón, inaugurated on May 30, will host the first conference of the cycle dedicated to the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Consortium of the Military Museum of Menorca and Historical Heritage on July 4 Military Port of Mahón and. . .