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Why Passenger Train Service in Batangas was Discontinued in 1940 and 1941

Passenger train service has been in existence in the Philippines way back to the Spanish Colonial era. However, when the Americans took ov...

Batangas History 16 Apr, 2024

The Power of the Clergy in Late 19th Century Batangas as Told by a Citizen of Lipa, Batangas

Everyone who was at one time or the other a student of Philippine History knows that among the reasons for the Philippine Revolution was th...

Batangas History 14 Apr, 2024

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 12 Apr, 2024

Antique Map Chronicles 18th Century Eruptions of Taal Volcano

At Google Arts & Culture 1 , there is a feature story on an antique map that chronicles the series of eruptions of Taal Volcano in the ...

Batangas History 10 Apr, 2024

[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 9 Apr, 2024

[Culture] The Famous Lechon Parade in Balayan, Batangas

The town of Balayan on the western coast of the Province of Batangas is one of the province’s oldest; and history tells us that Balayan was...

Batangas History 8 Apr, 2024

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 7 Apr, 2024

The Little Known Invasion of Verde Island in February 1945

As has been already extensively discussed in other articles in this web site, by the 31 st of January 1945, forces of the United States Ei...

Batangas History 5 Apr, 2024