Two Toledos

The famous city walls of the city were begun during Roman rule and were completed after the Moors took control. Many of the original buildings from the Roman and Moorish eras have not survived. Currently, only the Mezquita del Cristo de la Luz (Mosque of Our Lord of Light), which was built in the 10th century and is the oldest structure in the city, still stands. [Read the complete article]

Related resources:

Two Toledos (slide show)

        Association of Two Toledos Collection, 1609-2002, MSS-071 (Canaday Center finding aid)

 

Sister city relationship with Toledo, Ohio, 1934.

The period photograph shows Toledo, Spain, at the time of receiving the first delegation from Toledo, Ohio.

Source: Fondo Fotográfico Casa Rodríguez (1878-1984), preserved at the at Archivo Histórico Provincial de Toledo

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