Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.
Friday, April 22, 2011
The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Friday, April 22, 2011 is the San Lorenzo Municipio in Puerto Rico.
"San Lorenzo (Spanish pronunciation: [san loˈɾenθo], Saint Lawrence) is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the eastern central region, north of Patillas and Yabucoa; south of Gurabo; east of Caguas and Cayey; and west of Juncos and Las Piedras. San Lorenzo is spread over 10 wards and San Lorenzo Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). It is part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area.
"San Lorenzo is called El Pueblo de los Samaritanos or La Tierra de Leyendas, The surrounding areas produce tobacco and sugar cane.
"San Lorenzo was founded in 1493 by juan ponce de leon .
Flag: "The flag of San Lorenzo is divided in four rectangles of equal size, two rectangles are yellow and the other two are stripped with red and yellow stripes.
Coat of arms: "The grill is the traditional symbol of San Lorenzo, deacon and martyr, patron of the town, because in a grill he underwent the martyrdom, slowly burned to death. The hill or mountain represent the Gregorio Hill, which dominates the San Lorenzo panorama. The cross is one of the heraldic attributes of San Miguel Arcángel."
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|1||Delany Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas|
|2||Oakwood Cemetery, Belle Plaine, Scott County, Minnesota|
|3||Echo Cemetery, Summit County, Utah|
|4||Kern's Cemetery, Belgrade Township, Nicollet County, Minnesota|
|5||Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California|
|6||Ohio Cemetery, Ceresco Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota|
|7||Zutphen Cemetery, Jamestown Charter Township, Ottawa County, Michigan|
|8||Lawrence Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas|
|9||Fields Chapel Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas|
|10||Sugar Grove Cemetery, Jamestown Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota|
|11||Saint Victoria Cemetery, Victoria, Carver County, Minnesota|
|12||Gerfers Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas|
|13||Grayson Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas|
|14||Hickory Grove Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas|
|15||Spradling Cemetery, Mission Township, LaSalle County, Illinois|
|16||Madison County, Mississippi|
|17||Yazoo County, Mississippi|
|18||Maricao Municipio, Puerto Rico|
|19||Beaufort County, North Carolina|
|20||Rio Arriba County, New Mexico|
|21||Perry County, Indiana|
|22||San Lorenzo Municipio, Puerto Rico|
|23||Caribou County, Idaho|
|24||Barton County, Missouri|
|25||Sevier County, Tennessee|
|26||Ransom County, North Dakota|
|27||Winston County, Alabama|
|28||Christian County, Kentucky|
|29||Vermillion County, Indiana|
|30||Clallam County, Washington|
Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010