April 2018 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore April 2018 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

April 2018

Movements of British Troops in the towns of Lipa and Batangas in 1763

[Keywords: British in Manila, British in the Philippines, Batangas, Lipa, Captain Thomas Backhouse, Seven Years’ War, Galleon Philipino, Ba...

Buhay Batangas 30 Apr, 2018

USV 28th Infantry Company E’s Assignment to Nasugbu and Balayan in 1900 during the Phil-Am War

[Keywords: United States Volunteers, 29th Infantry Regiment, Philippine-American War, Western Batangas, Nasugbu, Tuy, Lian, Calatagan, Bala...

Buhay Batangas 29 Apr, 2018

The Katipunan’s Attacks on Lian and Talisay, Batangas in 1896 as Narrated by Artemio Ricarte

[Keywords: Katipunan, Philippine Revolution, Artemio Ricarte, Lian, Talisay, Magdalo Faction, Magdiwang Faction, Santiago Alvarez, Mariano R...

Buhay Batangas 26 Apr, 2018

US Army War Crimes Investigation Results about Massacres in Lipa in 1945

After the United States Army had successfully freed Batangas Province from Japanese control sometime in May of 1945, its War Crimes Branch i...

Buhay Batangas 25 Apr, 2018

BLTBCo: Why it was known as BTCo in Batangas and LTB in Manila

Readers who are old enough to remember when buses of the Batangas Laguna Tayabas Bus Company (BLTBCo) ruled the roads of the province in the...

Buhay Batangas 24 Apr, 2018

Superstitions of the People of Taal, Batangas Circa 1925

From the Henry Otley-Beyer Ethnographic Collection 1 , we are able to obtain colorful insights about Philippine culture early during the Ame...

Buhay Batangas 21 Apr, 2018

San Pascual, Batangas: Historic and Folkloric Notes about some of its Barrios

We continue with this site’s series featuring historic and folkloric trivia about the barrios of Batangas, this time with focus on those of ...

Buhay Batangas 21 Apr, 2018

Notes on the Ibaan-Batangas Road Sabang Bridge, Completed Early in 1914

Motorists who regularly ply the Ibaan-Batangas City Road may not find anything remotely remarkable about the Sabang Bridge along the way, bu...

Buhay Batangas 20 Apr, 2018

Lipa, Batangas in Ruins: Photos taken right after World War II

A memorandum from General Headquarters of the United States Army Forces in the Pacific Office of the Theater Advocate War Crimes Branch to t...

Buhay Batangas 16 Apr, 2018

A 1914 Batangas Road System Map

The turn of the 20 th century in Batangas saw the new American colonial government, through the Bureau of Public Works, execute an ambitiou...

Batangas History 1 Apr, 2018