State: Yucatan

Type of Hacienda: Sisal

Service: Private residence.

Location: ayalceh is to the south of Merida, and is reached by taking a turn- off from the Merida-Ticul road.

History: It was originally founded on land belonging to the indigenous community at Timucuy and took the name Nuestra Señora de la Asunción Uayalceh, on authorization of the sale of the lands to the landholder and governor of the city of Merida, commander and captain Iñigo de Mendoza, in 1652-53. Originally, as with all the haciendas in this