Sunday, June 3, 2012

Foundation of Cartagena

Foundation of Cartagena de Indias, by Pedro de Heredia, (born in Madrid) in a indigenous poblation of Calamarí, in, Juin 01 of 1533.

King PhilipII, upon receiving a cost report of the military engineering works in this New Kingdom city, stepped out to his palace balcony and cried out: "Shortly after this investment, surely we may be able to sight Cartagena's walls from Spain proper".

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