Furniture manufacturing

The first settlers to inhabit this municipality were the Flores, Zamora, Rodríguez, Hernández, Chavarría, Paiz, Pineda, Úbeda, Aguiar, García, Pérez, Díaz and Calderón families.

At the beginning there were no religious temples, the first to form was the Catholic Church, as a result of missions with the image of the Virgin of Fatima on May 13, which is why today it is the patron saint of Rancho Grande. 

The missions of the church with the image were very crowded and held community meetings accompanied by riders and celebrated with gunpowder.

Artistic expressions and manifestations

There are currently two musical groups: the “Bilampi” Peasant Music Group, from the Bilampi community and the “Los Campesinos” Music Group, from the La Colonia community. 

Traditional crafts of the municipality

The town of Rancho Grande is very laborious, among its main trades are carpentry, coffee cutting, cocoa cutting, cane grinding, traditional mills, artisan cheese makers, the artisan production of curds and field workers in agricultural work.

Sites of historical and cultural interest 

Artisan cane mill

The municipality has petroglyphs Still unexplored, those that show the presence of the indigenous peoples of this region, the carved stones are found in the El Tigre pool of the Kuscawas River, of great interest to tourists.

While you learn about the history of the town, you can enjoy walks along the river, observe the flora and fauna, and contemplate the landscape. To get to the site, you can take the truck that goes from Rancho Grande to San Antonio de Kuscawas.

The artisanal sugarcane milling traps are located in the communities of La Lana, El Cacao and El Pájaro.

In the El Comején community, you can learn about the artisanal process of organic cocoa products, as well as taste and interact with the residents.


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