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

July 2018

Public Works Projects Undertaken by the US Colonial Government in Batangas in 1915

In this article, we take a look at public works projects undertaken by the Bureau of Public Works (BPW) of the American colonial government ...

Buhay Batangas 28 Jul, 2018

Batangas Legend: the Origin of the Locust

[Keywords: Batangas legend, legend of Batangas story, legend of Batangas English, locust infestation, Philippine–American War, Philippine I...

Buhay Batangas 28 Jul, 2018

The 187th Regiment and How It Overcame the Japanese on Mt. Maculot in 1945

[Keywords: 187th Infantry Regiment, 158th Regimental Combat Team, Cuenca Batangas, Mount Maculot, Japanese Defenses in Mount Maculot, Malep...

Buhay Batangas 27 Jul, 2018

Murderer–Thief in Batangas Sentenced to Death by Military Commission in 1901

[Keywords: military government in Batangas, military commission Philippines, Philippine–American War, Claudio Marco, Hilario Trimilios, Flor...

Buhay Batangas 25 Jul, 2018

More Superstitious Beliefs in San Jose, Batangas in 1925

[Keywords: San Jose Batangas, Superstition, Superstitious Beliefs in Batangas, Henry Otley–Beyer] From one Agapito H. Mendoza, we get a sec...

Buhay Batangas 15 Jul, 2018

Two Tagaytay–Batangas Shortcut Roads Built by US Army Engineers in 1945

[Keywords: US Army Corps of Engineers, World War II, Tagaytay to Lemery Road, Tagaytay to Talisay Road] As the liberation of the Province o...

Buhay Batangas 13 Jul, 2018

The State of the Pottery Industry in Pallocan, Batangas in 1917

[Keywords: Henry Otley–Beyer Collection, Philippine pottery, Batangas–pottery, pot–making in Batangas, Barrio Pallocan] A 1917 ethnographic...

Buhay Batangas 10 Jul, 2018

The American Capture of Santo Tomas and Filipino Retreat to Talisay, January 1900

[Keywords: Philippine–American War, General Elwell Stephen Otis, General Thomas Henry Barry, General John C. Bates, Santo Tomas, Lipa, Tali...

Buhay Batangas 6 Jul, 2018

Reports on Taal, Bauan, Batangas, San Jose, Lipa, Ibaan and Tanauan from an 1845 Augustinian Document

[Keywords: Taal, Bauan, Batangas, San Jose, Lipa, Ibaan Tanauan, Mapas General, Agustinos Calzados] An 1845 edition of the periodic report ...

Buhay Batangas 5 Jul, 2018