Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Virgen del Carmen (Maipú, Santiago, Chile)

Virgen del Carmen (Maipú, Santiago, Chile) , 1818 - March 14

On February 11, 1817, General O'Higgins proclaimed Our Lady of Mt. Carmel "Patrona Generalísima de las Armas de Chile," protector of the liberation army. But a year later, Spanish forces pushed the Chilenos back to Santiago, where on March 14, 1818,...

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