History of San Pedro de Cartago

According to the map Amsterdam in 1635, locates Mocondino proximate to the Union; also the map Paris in 1656. According to the above, the original name of the town of Carthage was Mocondino (Taken from the book The Original names of the Territories, sites and landforms in Colombia -IGAC

In mid-1870, there was a farm in the region called "The Cabuyal" owned by Mr. Leonardo Urbano. Some peasants, built a humble village of thatched huts, which in 1880 made the name "Village Cabuyal"; six years later in 1886, was called "Village of San Pedro Victoria" and in 1887