History of Mogotes

Mogotes was inhabited by the Guanes Indians, early inhabitants of the region who recognized the Cacique Guane Guanentá or lord, as supreme leader.

Hummocks, indigenous land settlement before 1602, adopted its name after this small town reduced to be subsequently taken by white and mestizo feligresado that was populated in the valley of Mogotes authorized in 1623 by Archbishop Hernando Arias de Ugarte. In the late seventeenth century were recorded about one hundred fifty peasant families engaged in farming, to extraction of cane molasses and