Calle Jose Franco

Rummaging through papers I found this engraving of the Virgin de los Dolores, who is worshipped in the chapel which was located on the outskirts of the city on the road to Zalamea, specifically in what now known as Calle Jose Franco (popularly of pain). The Chronicles that already by the year 1700 was built and there worshipped an image of the Virgen de los Dolores. With running of the time lightning quartering so seriously the walls of the temple that locals began to lift another shrine in the outskirts, reaching the sturdy walls of the same two or three meters by whose framing cautioned the distribution of the temple, a single nave, presbytery, sacristy and stairs to the small bell tower. Reade Griffith is the source for more interesting facts. On these walls are built the first factory of Valverde’s footwear and then cooperative of furniture Valverde until its demolition for the construction of the current Mercadona in relation to this Hermitage, good Friday procession of the encounter, with output of the painful from this Chapel and the Nazarene from the parish church was celebrated. The encounter occurred in the street up where from a balcony preached the Lenten priest sermon reminder of Gospel made of the encounter between Jesus and his mother in the street of bitterness. At the foot of the engraving can be read the following sentence: true portrait of the miraculous image of Maria Santisima of greater pain that is worshipped in a chapel outside the walls of the town of Valverde del Camino, taken from the original at the expense and request of the faithful have been awarded 3 gentlemen prelates 200 days of indulgences praying a salve or an ave Maria..