Indigo Production at San Andrés

Indigo Production at San Andrés (HM1QS9)

Location: , La Libertad San Juan Opico
Country: El Salvador

N 13° 47.926', W 89° 23.232'

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En San Andrés funcionó una hacienda añilera durante la época colonialDe acuerdo a algunas fuentes, en las haciendas añileras de la época colonial se conjugaba la producción de añil, el cultivo de granos básicos y la ganadería.La primera actividad orientada a la exportación y las otras dos al consumo propio y comercio local, la hacienda que funcionó en los terrenos que ahora ocupa San Andrés no fue la excepción.Durante la erupción del Playón en noviembre de 1658, Opico y sus alrededores quedaron cubiertos por una numbe de arena y el obraje fue soterrado hasta su descubrimiento en 1995.Pie de dibujo:Recreación del traslado de añil a nivel local.English:An indigo producing hacienda functioned during Colonial times at San AndrésDuring Colonial times, indigo haciendas also included the production of basic grains and cattle.The first was oriented for exportation and the others for local consumption and local commerce, the hacienda that existed in the property where today is San Andres was not the exception.During the eruption of Playon volcano in November 1658, Opico and its surroundings were covered by a cloud of sand and the indigo factory was covered until its discovery in 1995.Caption: Recreation of indigo transportation at a local level.
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HM NumberHM1QS9
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Placed BySecretaría de Cultura de la Presidencia de El Salvador
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 241915 N 1526753
Decimal Degrees13.79876667, -89.38720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 13° 47.926', W 89° 23.232'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds13° 47' 55.5600" N, 89° 23' 13.9200" W
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