History, At The Museum Of The Revolution

Photograph Of A Battle
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A photograph of the Western Front during the Revolution as taken on June 20, 1979. Aracely armored advanced, while behind the armor, fighters followed ready for the assault on the 21st Command León, Nicaragua.

This photograph was on display behind glass on the outside wall of the prison.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 13 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:13:18 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1440
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Francisco H. de Cordoba
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The headless body of Francisco Hernández de Córdoba was found in 1517 by monks in the basement of a church. This famous conquistador had been beheaded, so the monks presumed he was another monk. This is how the myth of the Headless Monk began.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 13 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:32:14 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1443
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Doña Carman Toruno, Founder of the Museum
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Doña Carman Toruno founded the museum and created many of the exhibits found there.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 13 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:32:56 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1445
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