CULTURAL HERITAGE PROPERTIES OF SANTANDER
by: declaration through Ordinance No. 095 Series of 20

 

Old Structures

·        Santander Municipal Hall

·        St. Gabriel Archangel Parish

·        Century-old Bell Towe or Belfry – Poblacion

·        Watchtower or Bantayan sa Hari/Baluarte – Poblacion

·        Watchtower or Bantayan sa Hari /Baluarte – Liloan

·        Port of Entry – Liloan

·        Port of Entry – Talisay

 

Houses with Architectural and Aesthetics Value

·        Late mayor Onesimo Buscato

·        Late mayor Celestino Bureros

·        Jose – Regina Bureros – Poblacion

·        Cayetano Miral – Poblacion

·        Uldarico Bureros – Poblacion

·        Jacinto Buscato – Poblacion

·        Epimaco Durangparang – Pasil

·        Fabian Pulpul – Liptong

·        Florencio Audiencia – Bunlan

·        Celestino Culanag – Bunlan

·        Susana Abella – Kandamiang

·        Sinfroniano Bigno – Cabutongan

·        Nicolas Bigno – Cabutongan

·        Pedro-Melinda Luzano – Poblacion

·        Cristita Jugo – Poblacion

·        Zenitha Paras – Pasil

·        Librado Cuerda – Pasil

·        Catalino Senina – Pasil

·        Remedios Dinopol – Liptong

·        Merced Culagbang – Kandamiang

·        Nicostrata Miparanum – Bunlan

 

Historical Sites

·        Southernmost Tip of Cebu

·        Sanayon Site - Pasil

·        Old Graveyards – Poblacion and Tulabugan

·        Jacob’s Ladder/Lover’s Lane – Poblacion-Liloan

·        Liptong Waterfalls – Ambakon

·        Birthplace of Bishop Leopoldo Tumulak, Santander’s First Bishop – Katali

Poso Negra, Springboxes, Water Sources and Watersheds

  • Ka Ebing – Cabutongan
  • Sima – Cabutongan
  • Duyanduyan – Cabutongan
  • Ka Pael – Cabutongan falls/spring
  • Ka Uyo – Kandamiang
  • Ambakon – Liptong
  • Alingatong – Liptong
  • Alansulang – Liptong
  • Ka Bedyo – Bunlan
  • Kang Enti – Bunlan
  • Nunok/Salay – Bunlan
  • Macopa Spring
  • Tulabogan Spring – Candido
  • Tulabogan Spring – Tolentin
  • Mainit Hot Spring – Pasil
  • Tigib – Poblacion
  • Taculing – Near Nicolas
  • Poso Negra – Bureros – Pasil
  • Poso Negra – Joyohoy
  • Old Well – Atty. Clo Luzano
  • Katali – Poblacion
  • Tigib sa Bunlan

 

Plants and Trees with their Histories, Legends

  • Narra Trees – Poblacion
  • Dita – all watersheds
  • Century-old Paho Tree – Cabutongan
  • Oak Trees (Tugas) – all barangays
  • 205-year-old Paho Tree – Kandamiang
  • Dalakit Trees – all barangays
  • Dugoan Trees – watersheds
  • Bangkal Tree in Macopa Spring
  • More than 100 years old Mango Tree – Bunlan
  • 113-year-old Manaktak Tree – Canlumacad
  • Tipolo Tree – Bunlan/Pasil
  • Nigad Trees – Canlumacad
  • Ulayan Tree – Kandamiang
  • Bulanbulan Tree – Liptong
  • Nuog-nuog Plant (leaves are used for dishwashing)
  • Agutahis Plant (leaves are used for polishing school desks)
  • Tubatuba Plant (used as land boundaries)
  • Adelfa (believed to be planted for ladies to become old maids)
  • Kalachuchi (used as leis for Flores de Mayo)
  • Gapas, Dalapot, Alangitngit, Sunting, Kalabo, Bangkuro (herbal plants)
  • Shappo (Christmas decors, bark is for tying, leaves for goat’s food)

 

Treasure Hunting Sites

  • All 10 barangays in the town

 

Underwater Treasures

  • Within municipal waters

 

Boundary Landmarks

  • Pasil (Pasil, Santander-Mainit, Oslob Highway)
  • Talisay (Talisay, Santander-San Sebastian, Samboan)
  •  Tulabogan (Talisay, Santander-Samboan boundary)
  • Duyanduyan (Santander-Oslob-Samboan)
  • Banahaw (Santander-Oslob boundary)

 

Caves

  • Liloan –entrance owned by Analisa Thomspon
  • Looc – Cabalen Cave
  • Canlumacad – Ka Carling
  • Talisay – Ka Abe Cave
  • Pasil – Sanayon Site
  • Bunlan – Upper Gloria Encio
  • Liptong – Mangongkong
  • Cabutongan – Duyanduyan Cave

 

Domestic Relics and Ecclasiastical Items in the Church

  • Church  Bell – 1898
  • Libro de Bautismo
  • San Gabriel Archangel Image
  • Image of Birhen sa Carmen
  • Registry of Births
  • Old documents and writings

 

Others

  • 1944 plane crash remains
  • Old tools, machineries, housewares, clothings, furniture, musical instruments
  • Traditional livelihood: paghabol (cotton weaving), pagsibit (nipa roof weaving), panagat and pamasgong (fishing and crab trapping), pag-uma (farming), pananggot or pangabis (coconut wine extraction and production) and tostado production

 

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