HISTORY WATCH: ‘How I captured Col. Velez’

THE American officer who captured Col. Apolinar Velez in Opol on January 4, 1901 was Capt. Sidney A. Cloman, who then became the military...

Book on Xavier Ecoville now out

Xavier Ecoville Brick By Brick, the book which details the stories, partnerships, trials and triumphs in building Xavier Ecoville, a permanent resettlement community for Sendong...

HISTORY WATCH: St. Augustine Cathedral during the American Period

Here are two (2) photos of St. Augustine Cathedral in Cagayan de Oro City during the American Period. First photo shows the old structure with...

The Borja Monument

The statue monument of the late former City Mayor Justiniano R. Borja stands tall at Golden Friendship Park in Divisoria. Regarded as the best mayor...

HISTORY WATCH: The pen which made Cagayan de Oro a chartered city

Among the museum collection in Cagayan de Oro's history is the pen used by then Philippine President Elpidio Quirino in signing the Pelaez Bill,...

RANDOM SHOTS: The old Limketkai Mall part 3

This is now the 3rd batch of old photos of Limketkai Mall (from its facebook page) - this time a major reconstruction has started. With...

RANDOM SHOTS: The pen which is used to sign the Pelaez Bill

Shown above is the pen used by then President Elpidio Quirino in signing the Pelaez Bill which created the City of Cagayan de Oro...

Upper Balulang school renamed as Fr. William F. Masterson SJ Elementary School

The KM 5 Elementary School located at Xavier Heights, Upper Balulang is now the Fr. William F. Masterson, SJ Elementary School after the Cagayan...

City unveils Centennial Marker of Rizal Monument in CDO

Cagayan de Oro City officials led by City Mayor Oscar Moreno, City Historical and Cultural Commission headed by Dr. Erlinda Burton, the Free and Accepted...

Cagayan de Oro history and tourism on SLERS Cafe artwork

If you happen to be at the Slers Cafe at the South Bank Plaza (fronting City Central School), a few months ago, you will...

RANDOM SHOTS: First McDonald’s outside Metro Manila throwback pictures (1991)

McDonald's Philippines recently featured its major company milestones as a tribute to its Chairman and Founder, Dr. George T. Yang and among them in...

Satellite shots of Cagayan de Oro – 4 days after Sendong

Last week I stumbled upon a website which showed a large satellite photo of Cagayan de Oro that was dated December 21, 2011. The date...