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PIAS DO POÇO DA FAIA Traditional Geocache

Hidden : 12/13/2023
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

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ANTGAS PIAS DO POÇO DA FAIA

 

PORTUGUES   (FOR ENGLISH SCROLL DOWN)

 

Pedro Miguel situa-se num extenso vale do “ graben” com o nome dseta freguesia, entre Lomba dos Frades e a Lomba Grande sendo atravessado pela ribeira de Pedro Miguel. Para Marcelino Lima, on nome de Pedro Miguel dever-se-ia, então, a “(...) um individuo deste nome que ali possuia terras. , sogro dum GonçalvesRodrigues (...)”, versão mais credivel por constar esse nome de um alvará de sesmaria, passado pelo primeira capitão donatario a 2 de janeiro de 1486.

 

Os lavatórios de Pedro Miguel têm uma história que remonta ao século XIX.

A Freguesia de Pedro Miguel possui uma grande extensão de ribeiras, que nascem em vários pontos da encosta da Caldeira e que se juntam, formando uma única ribeira, na zona de Miragaia, de onde até ao mar tem ainda um percurso de cerca de cinco quilómetros. . Foi ao longo deste último percurso que a população da freguesia se instalou, devido aos poços que existiam ao longo do rio e forneciam água em abundância para os animais e para a vida doméstica. Lavar roupa junto aos poços e transportar água para limpeza da casa onde as atividades que mais se destacaram.

 

As pias do Poço da Faia alvo de recuperação recente, assim chamadas por existir uma faia (Morella Faya) nesse local. Descubra um tempo um que não havia água canalizada e era nos poços que a roupa era lavada, sendo essa um tarefa feminina que demoraria grande parte do Dia. De manhã a roupa era lavada e colocada a querar, a tarde passava-se por agua limpa, torcia-se e transportava-se em celhas de cedro a cabeça de regresso a casa para ser colocada a secar. Todavia, os momentos passados nos poços iam para além do trabalho, ali convivia-se, cantava-se e trabalhave-se no drivo e nas rendas. Os poços eram locais de grandes estórias. Na décad de 60, procedeu-se á canalização de água, e os poços foram deixando de ser utilizados.

ENGLISH

OLD BASINS OF THE WELL OF THE FAIA

Pedro Miguel is located in an extensive valley of the “graben” named after this parish, between Lomba dos Frades and Lomba Grande, being crossed by the Pedro Miguel stream. According to Marcelino Lima (a historian who wrote the history of the island of Faial), the name Pedro Miguel was then due to “(...) an individual of that name who owned land there. , father-in-law of GonçalvesRodrigues (...)”, a more credible version as this name appears on a sesmaria charter, issued by the first donatario captain on January 2, 1486.

Pedro Miguel's washbasins have a history that dates back to the 19th century. The Parish of Pedro Miguel has a large expanse of streams, which originate at various points on the slope of Caldeira and which join together, forming a single stream, in the Miragaia area, from where there is still a route of around five kilometers to the sea. . It was along this last route that the population of the parish settled, due to the wells that existed along the river and provided abundant water for animals and domestic life.

Washing clothes next to the wells and carrying water to clean the house where the activities stood out the most. The Poço da Faia sinks were recently restored, so called because there is a beech tree (Morella Faya) in that location.

Discover a time when there was no piped water and it was in wells that clothes were washed, this being a feminine task that would take most of the day. In the morning the clothes were washed and put away, in the afternoon they were rinsed with clean water , the laundry was wrung out and transported in cedar baskets back home to be left to dry. However, the moments spent in the wells went beyond work, there people lived, sang and worked did all kinds of work. The wells were places for great stories. In the 1960s, water was channeled and the wells were no longer used.

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