The original settlement, now called Pueblo Viejo, 4 m.
The Pueblo Indians live in adobe houses, are quiet and usually self-sustaining, and have been converted to the forms of Christianity.
It was an ancient pueblo, of considerable size and importance as early as the end of the 18th century.
And a Spanish adventurer destroyed the picture records which were found in the pueblo of Montezuma.
Ponce's hospitable reception by the native chief, Aquebana or Guaybana, and his fairly profitable search for the precious metal led King Ferdinand in 1509 to give him an appointment as temporary governor of the island, where his companions had already established the settlement of Caparra (Pueblo Viejo, near the present San Juan).