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Foundation of the city of Villa de Merlo, San Luis

On January 1, 1797, the founding of the Villa de Merlo was officially established.

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In 1794, Juan de Videla visited Piedra Blanca and seeing that the place was suitable for founding a village he communicated it to the Marquis de Sobremonte. On October 1, 1796 Sobremonte ordered that the foundation be formalized under the name Villa de Melo, in honor of Pedro Melo of Portugal. On the morning of January 1, 1797, the foundation of the village was officially established.

Publication Date: 01/01/2021

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