Category Archives: Consorcio Militar

The Tower of San Felipet on Lazareto Island

In 1798 the English built in front of the Castillo de San Felipe, at the point where Lazareto Island is located, a defense tower, the Torre de San Felipet, whose objective was to cross fires with the gunboats located in the Castle to try bring down the enemy ships that tried to enter the port. . .

The prominence of the Castle of San Felipe in the military history of Menorca

From its earliest times, the castle of San Felipe played a leading role in the history of Menorca. In fact, without having finished the work, in 1558 he already rejected the Turkish squadron of Pialí at the entrance of the port of Mahón. In the eighteenth century, the War of the Spanish Succession had a. . .

Publications of the Military Consortium of Menorca

The Military Consortium of Menorca has numerous publications of interest that tell us about historical events that took place in Menorca, whose historical and cultural interest is beyond doubt. These literary works are a great legacy to better understand our roots, how our ancestors lived on the island and how they suffered the different invasions. . .

Visit of Queen Elizabeth II to La Mola

Queen Elizabeth II, who was in Menorca, visited La Mola on September 18, 1860. Her Majesty was accompanied by the Ministers of War, Navy and Development, as well as foreign diplomats and various generals. Colonel Romero, head of the works, accompanied the Kings on their visit to each of the constructions that were being carried. . .

Christmas card from the Menorca Military Consortium

The Menorca Military Consortium wishes you a Merry Christmas with its best wishes for a future full of hope and with the firm will to overcome the current situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The current year that is about to end has been very hard due to the COVID-19 virus, which still, unfortunately, continues. . .

Sala Almirante Miranda en el Museo Militar de Menorca

Esta sala ubicada en el Museo Militar de Menorca, en la Plaça Esplanada del municipio de Es Castell, está dedicada al puerto de Mahón y a la marina de guerra española. En dicho espacio de exponen, entre otros elementos, maquetas de navíos, como, por ejemplo; el navío Santana, buque insignia de la escolta de la. . .

The Polvorín de la Reina in the Fortress of La Mola

The image illustrated in this article corresponds to the Polvorín de la Reina, an interesting building located inside the La Mola enclosure. Precisely on December 4, the feast of Santa Bárbara was celebrated, the patron saint of the professions that handle explosives (due to the legend of lightning) and especially of the miners. In fact,. . .

Meeting of the Board of Founders of the Menorca Military Consortium

Today the Board of Founders of the Menorca Military Consortium met in the meeting room of the Military Museum in the municipality of Es Castell. During the meeting, which is held once a year, the initiatives carried out to date, some future projects and, in addition, the budgets for next year 2021 have been approved.. . .

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