Category Archives: Consorcio Militar

General Quintín Bandera and others Cuban deportees in La Mola

“Throughout the nineteenth century, many Cuban independence prisoners ended up deported for a season in Spain, to points such as Chafarinas, Fernando Póo, Cádiz, Málaga and Mahón. It was about keeping them away from the conflict, La Fortaleza de Isabel II, finished in 1975, it was a perfect facility for forced isolation. The case of. . .

Article about the Castle of San Felipe published in the Diario Menorca

On July 23, the Diario Menorca published an article about the Castle of San Felipe in the pages of the special Sant Jaume, dedicated to the festivities of the municipality of Es Castell. Despite the fact that, for the second year in a row, the municipalities of Menorca cannot celebrate their festivals as established by. . .

The old night visits to the castle of San Felipe

Several years ago, a trip to the 18th century was performed at the Castle of San Felipe, with the hiring of actors and extras, firing 18th century cannons and muskets from 1707. Everything was done and represented as in the past, the same uniforms, the voices according to the Ordinances of Charles III, was fired. . .

The creation of the (Historical) Military Museum of Menorca

The Military Museum of Menorca was born at the Military Easter of 1981, on the occasion of the Bicentennial of its reconquest by Spain, in 1782, after having remained this island under British sovereignty for more than sixty years and French for seven. The accelerated evolution of weapons produced a change in defensive criteria. Such. . .

La Mola offers its visitors a new “hall escape ”and a guided tour using QR codes

At the end of last June, La Mola once again opened its doors to allow visits to its facilities. This reopening has been carried out the same as last year, that is, with all the security measures recommended by the health authorities to avoid any contagion caused by the coronavirus, offering an interesting leisure offer. . .

The British Governor of Menorca Richard Kane

In 1708, for the first time, Menorca passed into the hands of the British crown. In 1713, with the Treaty of Utrecht, since the governor did not spend much time on the island, Kane was left with the position of lieutenant governor, some difficult years for him, until in 1733 he was appointed governor and. . .

The pirate Barbarossa and the “year of misfortune”

On September 4, 1535, at the height of the Ottoman power in the Mediterranean, the pirate Barbarossa, in revenge for the assault on the city of Algiers by the hosts of Carlos I, entered through the roadstead of Mahón, devastated the island and took 800 hostages from Menorca to Constantinople to sell as slaves. Due. . .

Tripadvisor certificate of excellence for La Mola

The Fortress of Isabel II (La Mola) has received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. This award is a recognition for receiving high scores of travelers (visitors to the monument) constantly for 5 consecutive years. This recognition helps travelers identify, book and visit places that provide good service. In other words, this award rewards businesses. . .

Colonel Víctor Manuel Herrero Álvarez presides for the first time the meeting of the Permanent Commission of the Menorca Military Consortium

Colonel Víctor Manuel Herrero Álvarez chaired for the first time yesterday the meeting of the Permanent Commission of the Menorca Military Consortium It was also the first meeting for the new Secretary of the Consortium and director of the Military Museum, Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Javier Bartol Espinosa The event was held, as usual, in the. . .

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