Governor Bong Lacson, together with Negros Occidental Provincial Tourism Officer Cheryl Decena, led the turnover of historical markers to four famous ancestral houses and landmarks in Negros Occidental.
The recipients of the historical markers given by the National Museum were Balay ni Tana Dicang in Talisay City, Ang Dako Balay, Yulo’s Park, and the Negros Museum.
The ceremonial turnover of the markers was held at the Negros Museum in Bacolod City, yesterday (May 31).Gov. Lacson said that the activity demonstrates the provincial government’s commitment to preserving and celebrating the province’s rich history.
“Historical markers serve as tangible reminders of the times that have defined Negrense society, and they stand as testaments to the remarkable individuals, events, and places that deserve our recognition and remembrance,” he said.
The governor thanked the historians, researchers, local authorities, community members, and families and heirs who collaborated to make the event possible.
“Through the preservation of history, we honor the memory of those who have shaped our identity,” he added. Negros Occ. Board Member Sixto Pal Guanzon, The Negros Museum and The Negros Cultural Foundation (NCF) president, Lyn Gamboa, and representatives from the Region 6 Tourism Office, among others, were also present at the event.*#AbanseNegrense