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History of Gral. Alvear
General Alvear
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General Alvear
Their properties are gardens, with fences of having perfumed red rosedales that flourish in October. It has immigrants' of varied origins colonies: Italian, Spaniards, Ukrainian, Norwegian, French, Danish and Japanese, established many of them after the First World War.

In their companies the cooperatives prevail that integrate the production processes, elaboration and commercialization.

When these immigrants arrived they were in progress already, you begin-give at the end of the XIX century.

The lands alvearinas had been conquered in the Segunda Expedition to the Desert (Roca. 1879) and awarded proprietors that sold them, in 1884, to the Doctor Diego of Alvear, son of the general Carlos María of Alvear.

The preparations to reside colonists began with parcelamientos commended by Alvear, continued by their two son-in-laws, Pedro Christophersen and Ernesto Bosch.

In 1912 the Danish Obe Bock traced the watering and, the same year, the brunch of the Railroad D.F. Sarmiento was inaugurated. In that opportunity arrived the Englishman Edward Bowen in whose memory occurred new name to the town of Black Floodgate and the route that it connects the south mendocino directly with the province of Buenos Aires.

In 1914 It was formed the Department of General Alvear and, in 1939, the Aeroclub was inaugurated whose communications contributed to connect better this distant place.
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