Detail of an old map from the book, Through Luzon on Highways and Byways by Willis Bliss Wilcox, published 1901, Franklin Book Company, Philadephia. Interestingly, our town was still spelled without its G.… Continue reading →
Bilang paggunita sa pagdiriwang ng ika-422 taon ng Simbahan ng Silang at pagtatampok ng Deklarasyon ng Simbahan at Retablo bilang Pambasang Yamang Pangkalinangan o National Cultural Treasure ng Republika ng Pilipinas sa ika-3… Continue reading →
Ang Santo Niño sa retablo ng Silang ay nakaluklok sa pinakamataas na bahagi. Ang batang Hesus ay nasa gitna ng komposisyon at napapaligiran ng pitong anghel at kerubin: apat na anghel ang tumutugtog… Continue reading →
Located on the second level third frame from the left of the main altar of Silang, the polychrome relief depicts The Adoration of the Magi. But the composition is centered on Mary and… Continue reading →
Welcome to the virtual museum of Silang, Cavite, an online venue to showcase the rich local history of one of the oldest towns of the Philippines.
This will provide viewers with a glimpse of a forgotten world highlighting various changes in society, government, culture and rural landscape.
Its virtual gallery brings together old photographs courtesy of the local people, from antiquarian books and private collections, and the National Archives. It also offers the local community a venue to discuss local history and to fill in the vacuum of information on the internet on local historical heritage.
Contributors are very much welcome to join in this historical venture.