Category Archives: History

They Have Something in Common – Licup Hall, Petron and Robertson’s

On the corner of De Vera and Rizal Streets, BDO, SM Savemore and Jollibee stand. But before BDO and SM Savemore, it was part of Licup Hall of Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Licup Hall is now part of the … Continue reading

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RSS Marketing, Dec’18

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Sorsogon’s Apostles

Just watching the apostles (that if I could see them at all) being covered and dark, is just saddening. I don’t claim to be religious, but I do know respect. And comparing the two pictures below is just appalling how … Continue reading

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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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