Category Archives: Consorcio Militar

The Alexians, a Greek family in Menorca in the 18th century (and 2)

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. . .

The Alexians, a Greek family in Menorca in the 18th century

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, a different and original way to know and explore the Fortress of Isabel II

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. . .

Exhibition The Spanish legacy in The United States of America

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.. . .

Stories from the Military Museum of Menorca (and 4): Spanish Castle of San Felipe

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. . .

Stories from the Military Museum of Menorca (and 3): The warships

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. . .

The Consortium presents the novelties of the year 2023 and the new museographic and museum discourse of the Military Museum of Menorca

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,. . .

Lecture “Introduction to photography military at the end of the 19th century in Menorca”

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. . .

Centenary of the first fatal accident of the Naval Aeronautics of the Navy

On a day like today, 100 years ago, the first fatal air-sea accident of the Spanish Navy occurred in Menorca and, to commemorate said anniversary, an event was held at the Isabel II Fortress, La Mola. On June 20, 1923, the Naval Aeronautics suffered its first fatal accident. A Macchi M.18 piloted by Lieutenant Vicente. . .

Menorca in the Kingdom of Majorca and in the Kingdom of Aragon since the year 1298

Did you know that after the conquest by the Kingdom of Aragon, the history of Menorca runs parallel to that of Mallorca? That’s right, from the year 1298 to the year 1343, Menorca was part of the Kingdom of Mallorca. In the year 1343, Pedro IV the Ceremonious defeated the troops of the Kingdom of. . .

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