National Monuments and Historic Sites in Mexico

The INAH, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia of Mexico was founded in 1939 under the presidency of Lázaro Cárdenas with the goal of preserving, investigating, and disseminating knowledge of the country’s rich heritage. Part of its task has been the restoration, conservation, and cataloging of the national archaeological, historical, Continue Reading →

Acapulco: Fort of San Diego

Fuerte de San Diego, Acapulco The Fort of San Diego, a pentagonal-shaped stronghold commanding a fabulous view of Acapulco bay, is located very near what is now Acapulco’s core downtown area, Originally constructed between 1615 and 1617, the fort was heavily damaged by an earthquake in 1776. Reconstruction began in Continue Reading →