Today Marks 493rd Anniversary Of The Founding of "Old Panama"
Wednesday, August 15 2012 @ 11:55 AM EDT
Contributed by: Don Winner
Editor's Comment: And finally they realized the location of the original Panama City was practically impossible to defend from a military point of view, so the abandoned the site in favor of the current "Casco Viejo" which was built as a walled city on the point. Much easier to defend.