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Hidden : 4/18/2009
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A plantação de chá “Roça do Louro”, localizada 500 m a montante da Fábrica de Chá Porto Formoso, José Pacheco de Monte iniciou esta plantação em 1957, tendo-lhe dedicado todo o cuidado e empenho ao longo de mais de três décadas. Actualmente esta plantação abastece a Fábrica de Chá Porto Formoso

A Fábrica de Chá Porto Formoso, fundada por Amâncio Machado Faria e Maia, laborou, com base em processos mecânicos, entre os anos 20 e os anos 80 do século XX. Em 1998, os actuais proprietários iniciaram as obras de recuperação da fábrica, de interesse no Património Industrial da Região. A reabertura teve lugar no dia 30 de Março de 2001.

[Fonte: Desdobrável de Divulgação da Fábrica Chá Porto Formoso, Nova Gráfica, s.d.].

A 22 de Abril de 2006 realizou-se a 1ª entronização da Confraria do Chá Porto Formoso.

ACESSO: Se o portão estiver fechado, utilize os degraus existentes à esquerda.

The tea plantation ‘Roça do Louro’, localized 500m south of the tea factory Porto Formoso was first initiated by José Pacheco de Monte, who dedicated all his care and effort for more than 3 decades. Nowadays, this plantation provide the tea factory ‘Porto Formoso’.

The tea factory Porto Formoso was founded by Amâncio Machado Faria e Maia, and was active, based on mechanical processes, between the decades of 20 and 80 of the 20th century. In 1998, the current owners initiated refurbishment work of the factory, which is considered Património Industrial da Região (‘Regional Industrial patrimony’). The re-opening took place on the 30th of March, 2001.

[source: Promotional leaflet of the tea factory Porto Formoso, Nova Gráfica, s.d.]

On the 22nd of April 2006 the first members were official accepted into the Brotherhood of the tea factory Porto Formoso.

ACCESS: If the gate is closed, use the existing stairs on the left.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Vafvqr gur pbeare, arne gur ebbs.

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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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