The October 5th 1910 at Ericeira | Establishment of the Portuguese Republic

When was a child, part of the summer vacation was spent in Ericeira. After lunch, before going to the beach, I strolled by the streets of the village, usually with my grandfather. During these walks, he used to say: – “all stones have their stories …”. I believed, and I still believe! One of those […]

When was a child, part of the summer vacation was spent in Ericeira. After lunch, before going to the beach, I strolled by the streets of the village, usually with my grandfather. During these walks, he used to say: – “all stones have their stories …”. I believed, and I still believe!

One of those stories began right in front of these tiles, placed in one of the sides of Our Lady of “Boa Viagem” Chapel.

[ It was on this beach that on the October 5th 1910 the portuguese royal family embarked into exile before the respectful attitude of the entire Ericeira population. 1910-1961]

 

In this RTP 1 archive, Anastácio Franco Casado, a Merchant Navy Foreman tells us how it was: – “The yacht arrived was two or three o’clock …”

 

RTP1 Archive

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