The Tower was built by Panagiotis Petropoulakis and it was inhabited by his son Petropoulos, that participated in the revolution the 1821 and collaborated with their Kapodistria's party as captain of the expeditionary corps against in their Mauromichailous's party.
Dimitris, his son, fought for the liberation of Crete from the Turkish as captain of the expeditionary corps and was killed in the Kasteli Chania. His son - Aristeidis member of Parliament the period 1887-1902, grandson of Dimitris - Dimitris member of Parliament with Eleftherios Venizelos 1910-1935. Leonidas, the son of Aristeidis, took part in the National Resistance. The Rachi was burned in 1943 by the Nazi conquerors as reprisal.