The X’s and O’s of the Battle of the Pinaglabanan

Christian Bernard A. Melendez Senior Shrine Curator, Museo ng Katipunan-PMS   Introduction Considered as the first battle for independence, the Battle of Pinaglabanan was an encounter between the Katipuneros and of the Spanish Civil Guards and soldiers on the area of San Juan del Monte. As agreed upon by Andres Bonifacio and his fellow katipuneros, continue reading : The X’s and O’s of the Battle of the Pinaglabanan

NHCP REMEMBERS CARMEN GUERRERO-NAKPIL ON HER BIRTH CENTENNIAL

Carmen Guerrero-Nakpil   We, at the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), join the family and friends of Carmen Guerrero-Nakpil, former Chairperson of the National Historical Commission (NHC), a forerunner of the NHCP, in commemorating her birth centenary on 19 July 2022. Guerrero-Nakpil served as Chairperson of the NHC from June 1967 to March continue reading : NHCP REMEMBERS CARMEN GUERRERO-NAKPIL ON HER BIRTH CENTENNIAL

LOS CHICOS DE RIZAL: Jose Rizal’s Students and Dapitan Community School

Jose Rizal had young male students that he affectionately called chicos or boys from his Dapitan community school that he established while in exile. Searching for Rizal’s male students was like trying to trace his children, if he had any. Each of Rizal’s students had his own story of how his beloved Maestro Rizal enriched continue reading : LOS CHICOS DE RIZAL: Jose Rizal’s Students and Dapitan Community School

RIZAL NATIONAL PARK: MANUEL QUEZON’S HOMAGE TO RIZAL’S PLACE OF EXILE

By: Albert Vincent F. Barretto Former President Manuel Luis Molina Quezon will forever remain in the hearts of the Dapitanons not only for his efforts to achieve Philippine independence from foreigners, but also for preserving the memory of the place of exile of Jose Rizal in Dapitan. In the late 1920s, then-Senate President Quezon visited continue reading : RIZAL NATIONAL PARK: MANUEL QUEZON’S HOMAGE TO RIZAL’S PLACE OF EXILE

Epifanio de los Santos: Commemorating the Filipino genius on his 150th Birth Anniversary

By Francis Kristoffer L. Pasion, Museum Researcher II   Portrait of Epifanio de los Santos by H.A. Coniconde Most of us associate the name “Epifanio de los Santos” to that main thoroughfare in Metro Manila, the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, or EDSA. The name has effectively been overshadowed by the toxicity of the traffic continue reading : Epifanio de los Santos: Commemorating the Filipino genius on his 150th Birth Anniversary