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Museo ng Batangas, a Grand Showcase of Batangas History

At the “People’s Mansion” inside the grounds of the Batangas Provincial Capitol, is a museum that serves as a standing reminder of the glor...

Batangas History 25 Aug, 2023

Brigido Morada, the Batangueño Intellectual Sent Into Exile by the Spanish Colonial Government

Heading west from the city center or “poblacion” of Lipa City in the Province of Batangas, into an adjoining barrio called Mataasnalupa, is...

Batangas History 26 Jun, 2023

The Heritage Home in Lipa City where Jose Rizal Allegedly Used to Stay

There is, in the barrio of Mataasnalupa in Lipa City, Batangas, this Spanish colonial era bahay-na-bato 1 where, according to the Macasaet...

Batangas History 8 Jun, 2023

Ferdinand Magellan Did Not Die at the Hands of Lapu-Lapu

[Author's note: Although this is not a Batangas-specific article, its premise should be of interest not only to enthusiasts of Batanga...

Batangas History 25 May, 2023

[CULTURE] How the Pakaskas of Verde Island, Batangas is Made

Verde Island, or Isla Verde as it is locally known, is a volcanic land mass some five kilometers or so south of Barrio Ilijan in Batangas C...

Batangas History 1 Mar, 2023

[CULTURE] 5 Famous Foods of Batangas

Batangas may be known more for its beaches and the dialect spoken by locals than its culinary traditions, but there are nonetheless foods t...

Batangas History 29 Jan, 2023

The Macolod Volcanic Corridor and Volcanism in Batangas Province

Taal Volcano, the last major eruption of which was in January 2020, is but part of a chain of still active Quarternary — in geologic terms, ...

Batangas History 26 Jan, 2023

Jay D. Vanderpool, the Officer who Unified Guerrillas in Batangas, Cavite and Laguna

After the fall of Bataan and Corregidor in April and May 1942, respectively, Lt. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright, designated commander of all Unite...

Batangas History 17 Jan, 2023