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panophonic - venerar (official Video) from the album Viaje Celestial. If you like atmospheric noises, shimmery guitars, and ghost like vocals then you will enjoy this track;) You can download Viaje Celestial for free here: http://www.last.fm/music/panophonic/viaje+celestial Video shot in the Prison Area of Fort San Felipe del Morro or Morro Castle (officially Castillo San Felipe del Morro?San Felipe del Morro Castle), is a 16th-century citadel located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 1519 -- Spanish settlers from Caparra found San Juan. 1539 -- Construction of the first harbor defenses at El Morro and La Fortaleza authorized by King Charles V. 1587 -- Engineers Juan de Tejada and Juan Bautista Antonelli lay out the main design for El Morro still seen today. 1589 -- Governor Diego Menéndez begins new construction at El Morro. 1595 -- Sir Francis Drake attacks El Morro unsuccessfully by sea. Gunners from El Morro shoot a cannonball through the cabin of Drake's flagship. To impede Drake's ships from entering the bay, a metal chain was drawn across the entrance. Drake was defeated and many of his ships sunk. 1598 -- George Clifford, Duke of Cumberland, attacks from the land side in June of this year, the only time El Morro was taken in battle. English forces move into the fortress, however weakened by dysentery they leave in November. 1625 -- The Dutch under the command of Captain Balduino Enrico (also known as Boudewijn Hendricksz/Bowdoin Henrick) attacked and invaded San Juan from the "La Puntilla". El Morro held out under the leadership of Spanish Governor De Haro and Captain Juan de Amezquita of the Puerto Rican militia, but the city was sacked and burned. 1630 -- Governor Enrique Enríquez de Sotomayor begins construction of the city walls. Work continues until 1678 to encircle the city completely. 1765 -- Field Marshal Alejandro O'Reilly (Alexander O'Reilly) and Royal Engineer Tomás O'Daly (Thomas O'Daly) reform the defenses of San Juan by reorganizing the garrison and making the city a "Defense of the First Order". 1797 -- Ralph Abercromby (Ralph Abercromby) and Henry Harvey (Henry Harvey), with a force of 7,000--13,000 men, invaded the island of Puerto Rico. Captain General Don Ramón de Castro and his forces repelled the attack. Abercromby and Harvey were defeated. This was to be one of the largest invasions to Spanish territories in the Americas. 1825 -- Well known Puerto Rican pirate, Roberto Cofresí was jailed and later executed within the fort's walls. 1843 -- First lighthouse in Puerto Rico constructed atop the castle. 1898 -- On 12 May, US Navy warships shell El Morro in a day-long bombardment, damaging the tip of the main battery. Six months later, Puerto Rico becomes US territory by terms of the Treaty of Paris which ends the Spanish-American War. 1908 -- present lighthouse seen atop El Morro built by the United States Navy. 1915 -- First shots of World War l fired by Lt. Teofilo Marxuach on behalf of the United States. Marxuach, a native of Arroyo, Puerto Rico, fired the first shot in what is considered to be the first shot of World War I fired by the regular armed forces of the United States against any ship flying the colors of the Central Powers[2] Marxuach, who was a member of the "Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry" and Officer of the Day, on March 25, 1915, opened fire on the Odenwald, an armed German supply vessel, when it was trying to force its way out of San Juan's bay. 1942 -- Still an active military post during World War II, concrete artillery observation posts and an underground bunker are added to El Morro to defend against possible German attacks. 1949 -- San Juan National Historic Site is established. 1961 -- The U.S. Army moves out of the forts of Old San Juan, and they become the jurisdiction of the United States National Park Service, to be preserved solely as museums. 1983 -- San Juan National Historic Site declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations. 1992 -- El Morro's grounds are returned to their historic 18th century appearance as part of quincentennial commemoration of the discovery of Puerto Rico by Christopher Columbus when modern roadways and parking lots are removed. El Morro now generates tourism revenue by being open to tours. Category: Music Tags: shoegaze shoegazer dreampop panophonic stellarscope tom lugo patetico recordings viaje celestial venerar San Felipe del Morro castillo san felipe del morro el morro puerto rico san juan prision prison dungeuon ghosts haunted historic

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