Hacienda Casa del Francés

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Hacienda Casa del Francés
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Location of Casa del Francés in Puerto Rico
Location Vieques, Puerto Rico
Nearest city Esperanza, Puerto Rico
Coordinates 18°06′09″N 65°28′15″W / 18.102381°N 65.470786°W / 18.102381; -65.470786Coordinates: 18°06′09″N 65°28′15″W / 18.102381°N 65.470786°W / 18.102381; -65.470786
Built 1910
Architectural style Plantation
NRHP reference # 77001548[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1977

The Hacienda Casa del Francés, near Esperanza on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, also known as Sportsmen's House, was a plantation house built in 1910. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]

It was the home of French sugar plantation owner Henri Muraille. It is notable as the only historic plantation residence on the island of Vieques, and one of few surviving in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. It later became a "parador" or inn.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ A. Tarr (November 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Hacienda Casa del Frances / Sportsmen's House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved December 25, 2016.  with 13 photos