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Santa Ana
Bayamón

 
Santa Ana was established in 1797 on 2,400 acres of land granted by the Spanish Crown to Spanish Navy Captain  Fernando Fernandez  in recognition for his service to the Crown.  Fernando was the father of Manuel Fernandez Martinez who inherited Santa Ana and José Ramón Fernandez “Marqués de la Esperanza” owner of Hacienda La Esperanza
 
By 1845 Santa Ana consisted of about 1,000 acres of which about 150 were used to grow sugarcane.  Today the remains do not include acreage but include the windmill built in 1827 which houses the corporate offices of Edmundo B. Fernandez & Co. whose current President is Manuel B. Fernandez.
 
Beginning around 1880 Ron Barrilito was distilled here, however, during the prohibition the distillery was dismantled and now they only blend, bottle and age the rum on premises.   Alcoholado Santa Ana is also elaborated and bottled here.