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The town of BARRANQUITAS was founded in 1803 . Estimated population as of 2000 is 28,909. Barranquitas is known as "La Cuna de Próceres". Barranquitas has been the birthplace of two Puerto Rican Próceres Luis Muñoz Rivera and his son, Luis Muñoz Marín. This has made Barranquitas a popular tourist attraction among Puerto Ricans. The birthplaces of both Rivera and his son Marín have been turned into Museums.

Photos courtesy of Mr. Eduardo Santos Cay Sr. (Mibatey.Com)


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Plaza de Barranquitas

Casa Alcaldía

Templo Parroquial San Antonio de Padua

Templo Parroquial

Beato Carlos M. Rodríguez en el Templo Parroquial

Placa en el Templo Parroquial

Casa de don Luis Muñoz Rivera


Una de las pinturas de la imagen de don Luis Muñoz Rivera que hay dentro del mausoleo.


Mausoleo de Luis Muñoz Rivera

Ahí Fueron sepultados los restos de don Luis Muñoz Rivera y los de su esposa doña Amalia Marín.

Ahí también fueron sepultados los restos de don Luis Muñoz Marín y los de su esposa doña Inés Mendoza .