Capilla de la Hermandad de los Morenos (Chapel of the Brotherhood of the Dark-Skinned)
Avenida Teniente General Juan Domingo Perón y Venezuela, Ciudad de Chascomús de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina , PC: 7130 .
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Responsible entityFamilia Luis
There is not a site management plan. The family manages the chapel as a tourist-cultural site.The plans and the title deed of the land (the chapel and the family house are in a single plot) are in the name of Eloísa Guillerma González Soler de Luis. The chapel was declared National Historic Place.
Others Local monument National monument
Multipurpose Religious-ceremonial site
Touristic and cultural
Meeting place of the Black community of Chascomús
Heritage documents under its protection
They are all at the Historiography Institute of Chascomus. The state of conservation of these documents is excellent. The use given to this documentation is for information and consult. It has not been shown to the public.
Expressions of intangible heritage associated
- Festive Date Celebrations: First Sunday of January: Drumming. June 25th: Day of the Afro Chascomunenses.
- Drumming: All Saturday afternoons with the Tambores de la Capilla (Chapel Drums) (local group)
- Social Uses: Percussion workshops, concerts, rehearsals of afro themes.
Three-page leaflet about the history of the chapel, made by the Luis family. It is distributed free of charge to visitors (See attached file).