Hacienda Pinsaqui

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Hacienda Pinsaqui: Our History

Year 20 AD

Pinsaqui

First human settlements in present-day territories of Hacienda Pinsaqui.

1772

First generation

General Manuel Larrea was born in Ibarra, First owner of Hacienda Pinsaqui.

1790

Establishment

The Hacienda Pinsaqui is established initially as a workshop that made wool fabrics.

1809

Foray into politics

Manuel Larrea y Jijón, dignitary of independence, is declared a member of the Board of August 10, 1809 and a landowner.

1823

Battle of Ibarra

Simón Bolívar prepares for the battle of Ibarra in Hacienda Pinsaqui.

1829

City of Otavalo

Bolívar, as president of Gran Colombia, promotes Otavalo to the category of city.

1830 – 1831

Appoinment as Vice President

José Modesto Larrea y Carrión is appointed Vice President of the Republic in the first period of Juan José Flores.

1832

Presidential commission

José Modesto Larrea y Carrión heads the Presidency of the Republic from October 5 to November 5 of the same year.

1836

Peace treaty

Signs Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Ecuador and Colombia, in Hacienda Pinsaqui.

1868

Ibarra earthquake

The house is damaged by earthquake in Ibarra.

1890

Third generation

Modesto Larrea Jijón is born.

1909

Larrea – Freile union

Modesto Larrea Jijón marries Cecilia Freile Gangotena.

1914

Fourth generation

Ms. María Cecilia “Maruja” Larrea is born.

1925

Julian revolution

Modesto Larrea participates in the Julian Revolution and sits on the First Provisional Board of Government, effective July 1925 to January 1926.

1926

Socialist party foundation

Modesto Larrea is founder of the Socialist Party of Ecuador.

1928 – 1930

Town council of Quito

Modesto Larrea is elected president of the Municipal Council of Quito.

1931

First presidential candidature

Modesto Larrea participates as a candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, finishing second behind Neptalí Bonifaz.

1934

Representative of Ecuador

Modesto Modesto Larrea is Extraordinary Envoy and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Governments of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.

FOURTH GENERATION
María Cecilia Larrea,”Marujita Larrea” marries Manuel Freile Angulo.

1937

Sent to The Vatican

Modesto is an extraordinary envoy and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Holy See.

FIFTH GENERATION
Pedro Freile Larrea was born in Quito on December 4, 1939.

1944

Sent to Mexico

Modesto Larrea actively participates in the Mayo Rebellion, José María Velasco Ibarra appoints him Ambassador to Mexico.

1952

Second presidential campaign

Modesto Larrea participates in a second campaign for the Presidency of the Republic, finishing fourth.

1968

Sixth generation

Born in Quito Pedro Freile Guarderas, current owner of Hacienda Pinsaqui.

1983

Fourth generation

The current owner of Hacienda Pinsaqui, Pedro Freile Guarderas, passes away.

1992

Seventh generation

Pedro Freile Miranda is born.

1995

Hosteria Hacienda Pinsaqui

Hacienda Pinsaqui remodels its historic heritage house and opens its doors to the world as Hacienda Pinsaqui Inn.

2017

Fifth generation

Pedro Freile Larrea dies.