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REGION 13 – CARAGA

The historical sites listed below are coded as follows:
(A) Prehistory
(B) Spanish Era
(C) War of Independence and U.S. Era
(D) Word War 11
(E) Modern Era

PHILIPPINE HISTORICAL SITES

AGUSAN DEL NORTE

BALANGHAI SHRINE MUSEUM, Butuan
- Exhibit of nine ancient Butuan boats (balanghai). (A)

BUTUAN MUSEUM
- Repository of cultural artifacts from Butuan's pre-historic past. (A)

DIOCESAN LITURGICAL MUSEUM, Butuan
- Displays religious relics used by Catholic missionaries. (B)

SURIGAO DEL NORTE

PUNTA BALUARTE
- A historical landmark which was used as an observation post by Spanish friars and Japanese Occupation Forces. (B)

U.S. LANDING VENUE, Loreto
- Site of a major battle on land and in close proximity to the site of the famous Battle of Surigao Strait. (D)

 

CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS SHRINES

AGUSAN DELNORTE

DIOCESAN LITURGICAL MUSEUM, Butuan
- An impressive collection of relics of the Spanish Era.

SURIGAO DEL NORTE

GODMOTHER OF PERPETUAL HELP, Surigao City
- Built by devotees of the patron, the shrine is surrounded by scenic landscape.