HISTORY WATCH: Cagayan de Oro’s Plaza Divisoria

Plaza Divisoria is a major historical landmark in Cagayan de Oro City which was constructed in 1901 by Tirso Neri y Roa, a rich...

HISTORY WATCH: Mariano Velez, Jr. – Cagayan de Oro’s 1st Olympian

Did you know that Mariano Velez Jr. was the first athlete from Cagayan de Oro to participate...

RANDOM SHOTS: The old city cemetery along Hayes Street

Do you have memories of the old city cemetery along Hayes Street beside Xavier University? Prominent and ordinary citizens of CDO were...

First Cagayan de Oro History Primer Launched

The city government of Cagayan de Oro through its Historical and Cultural Commission (HisCom) recently launched the city's first history primer at the XU...

The AH26 road sign in Cagayan de Oro

If you've been travelling, you might have noticed the AH26 Road Sign along the National Highway. In Cagayan de Oro City, one AH26 sign is...

CdeO to observe memorial, disaster preparedness day

CONGRESS will soon declare December 16 of every year as the ‘Sendong Memorial and Disaster Preparedness Day’ in Cagayan de Oro City. Read more HERE. photo...

HISTORY WATCH: Juan Zanon – the bridge builder

Filomeno M. Bautista, a known Kagay-anon historian wrote about a Major Juan Zanon, military governor of the Misamis Province from 1888 to 1890 whom...

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...

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,...

HISTORY WATCH: Fabian Ruedas Abellanosa – Kagay-anon playwright and composer

Most of the streets in Cagayan de Oro were named after heroes, former mayors and officials. But have you ever wondered to whom Abellanosa...

I'M POSSIBLE – The Fr. William F. Masterson Centennial

To commemorate the centennial celebration of Fr. William F. Masterson, Xavier University presents I'M POSSIBLE, a memorial lecture on the "Life and Works of...

Federico Del Puerto – the Errol Flynn of the Philippines

Do you know that in the 1950s, Cagayan de Oro had a star actor by the name of Federico Del Puerto? ... and he...