The House of the King's Lieutenant Historical

The House of the King's Lieutenant Historical (HM1Y0Q)

Location: Campeche, Campeche 24000 Campeche
Country: Mexico

N 19° 50.613', W 90° 32.15'

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Casa de Teniente del ReyEsta casa es una de las tres que existen en Campeche y que sirvieron como vivienda del Teniente del Rey.Construida en el siglo XVII, sirvió como residencia oficial del noveno Teniente del Rey de Campeche, don Miguel de Castro y Araos y de su esposa Doña Gertrudis Eulalia Gorostieta y Zagasti, quien ejerció el cargo de 1815 a 1820, año en que falleció. Este cargo fue creado por el Rey Fernando VI de España para hacerse cargo del gobierno de la península en ausencia del Gobernador y Capitán General de Yucatán. Antes de asumir la responsabilidad como Teniente del Rey, fungió como Gobernador de Tabasco y posteriormente desempeñó el puesto de Gobernador y Capitán General de Yucatán hasta el 23 de marzo de 1812, cuando fue designado para trasladarse a Campeche. La característica principal de estas casas señoriales es su entrada en forma de arco de medio punto, flanqueada por
dos columnas toscanas que descansan sobre pedestales. English:The House of the King's LieutenantThis house is one of the three existing in Campeche which served as accommodation for the King's Lieutenants. Built in the 17th century, it was the official residence of the 9th King's Lieutenant of Campeche, Mr. Miguel de Castro y Araos and his wife Mrs. Gertrudis Eulalia Gorostieta
y Zagasti. He held the post from 1815 to 1820, the year he died. This post was created by King Ferdinand VI of Spain, to take charge of the government of the peninsula in the absence of the Governor and Captain General of Yucatan. Before assuming the position as the King's Lieutenant, he acted as Governor of Tabasco and later held the post of Governor and Captain General of Yucatan, until March 23, 1812 when he was assigned to move to Campeche. The main feature of these stately homes is their entrance in the shape of a semicircular arch, flanked by two Tuscan columns resting on pedestals.
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Date Added Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15Q E 758080 N 2196053
Decimal Degrees19.84355000, -90.53583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 50.613', W 90° 32.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 50' 36.78" N, 90° 32' 9" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 120 Calle 14, Campeche Campeche 24000, MX
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