Category: A Walk In Baguio History

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Trivia – Burnham Park

“Minac” – Now Popularly Known As Burnham Park     Quotes and Data From: Memoirs of Baguio by Gutierrez, Wilson and Concepcion, 1960

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Trivia – City Hall

The Old Name Given To City Hall Is Termed As “Kafagway”     Quotes and Data From: Memoirs of Baguio by Gutierrez, Wilson and Concepcion, 1960

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Trivia – Teachers Camp

Teacher’s Camp was known before as “Orengao”   Quotes and Data From: Memoirs of Baguio by Gutierrez, Wilson and Concepcion, 1960  

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Trivia – Country Club

Country Club’s old name was “Pidoan”   Quotes and Data From: Memoirs of Baguio by Gutierrez, Wilson and Concepcion, 1960  

Trivia – The Origin Of The Name Baguio 0

Trivia – The Origin Of The Name Baguio

“Bah-giw” is where the name Baguio was adopted meaning moss in Benguet dialect. In Inibaloy term it is depicted as a submerged slimy water plant termed as “Bagyu”. “Lumot” in Tagalog.     Quotes and Data From: Memoirs of Baguio by Gutierrez, Wilson and Concepcion, 1960

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Trivia – Kafagway

According To Quirante’s Report, in 1624 locals referred to Baguio as “Kafagway”  which means stem or grassy clearings. During that time Baguio is just a rancheria with a handful of huts and a council-house at the center.   Quotes and Data From: Memoirs of Baguio by Gutierrez, Wilson and Concepcion,...