Month: December 2012

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The Golden Tara of Butuan

The Golden Tara is regarded as the Icon of the Storied Past of the Pre Colonial Times of Butuan.  It was found by a Manobo woman in Wawa River in Agusan after the 1917 flood. The Tara measures 8 inches in height, 4 pounds in weight and is […]

magellan's anchorage

Magellan’s Anchorage in Butuan

Located in Masao Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte, this site is believed to be where Magellan landed and made blood compact with Raja Siaiu. History has this to say: Antonio Pigafetta and the Official Chronicler of Magellan’s fleet wrote “as we have seen a fire on an island […]

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