Historical Places

32 records found.
Serrallés Castle

The Serrallés Mansion was built in 1926 into the south side of "El Vigia," one of the rolling foothills north of Ponce's center, for Eugenio Serrallés, a leader in the local sugar cane industry. ...

  • Ponce
  • Location has scenic / panoramic viewLocation has an admission fee
Cautiño House

Casa Cautiño Photo courtesy of the Puerto Rico Office of Historic Preservation Casa Cautiño's owner, Genaro Cautiño Vázquez, was a wealthy Guayama landowner as well as a colonel of the Volunteer Battalion of the Spanish Army. ...

  • Guayama
Guánica Lighthouse

Ruins of a Spanish lighthouse. The walls and core to the light are still standing, but the immediate area is fenced off. Part of the Guánica Dry Forest. ...

  • Guánica
Hacienda Igualdad

Preserved sugar cane plantation. ...

  • Guánica
Hacienda Santa Rita

Sugar cane plantation that was the scenario of many historical events on the Island, including the first battel of the Spanish American war in Puerto Rico. ...

  • Guánica
Church of San Blás de Illescas of Coamo

Constructed in 1661, it has since been judged one of the most important works of religious architecture in Puerto Rico. ...

  • Coamo
Picó Pomar Residence

Built in 1840 for José Pomar, a wealthy merchant from Mallorca, Spain, the Picó Pomar Residence represents the austerity and elegance of the Spanish neoclassical style. ...

  • Coamo
Fajardo Lighthouse

The Fajardo Lighthouse, located within the reserve, is one of many lighthouses built by the Spanish in the 19th century around the perimeter of Puerto Rico. This one is a jewel, both for its setting and the care with which it was restored a few years ago by the Conservation Trust. ...

  • Fajardo
  • Location has special facilities for the phisically challengedLocation has scenic / panoramic view
Canales House Museum

Historic museum celebrating the history and development of the city of Jayuya. ...

  • Jayuya
The Written Stone

Large stone sitting on the bed of a river covered with taino petrogliphs. ...

  • Jayuya