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That Leaves One Shell Tennis Court?

The truth is I haven’t played tennis since 15 years ago. But what struck me with these pictures is the historical significance of tennis court inside the kwartel, now known as Camp Salvador Escudero Sr. From my previous article, I … Continue reading

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Camp Salvador Escudero Sr.

The camp is one of the oldest establishment in the city, and is located along Magsaysay Street. It’s named after the late Gurang, Salvador Escudero Sr. – one of the Sorsogon Governor and local guerilla leader. It was a former Spanish fort, … Continue reading

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De Vera Street circa Dec’18

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Executive Order No. 11, March 3, 1906

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, EXECUTIVE BUREAU Manila, March 3, 1906 Executive Order No. 11. The following-named persons having received a majority of the votes cast in the elections for provincial governor, held in the provinces designated on February … Continue reading

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Tiya Tinay – circa Dec’2014

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Sorsogon Province Capital – Casiguran or Sorsogon

On April 30, 1901, representatives from different towns of the province of Sorsogon showed up for a meeting with the Americans, including Commissioners Worcester, Ide and Moses. The meeting was called to order at 1035 with documented representatives from Bulan … Continue reading

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Bits of History – Thomasites in Sorsogon (Part 2)

On April 2011, I composed a short article about Thomasites in Sorsogon. It was my first engagement with these historical folks. I tried getting more information about them, but due to my location, I couldn’t access to free ebooks from … Continue reading

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