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Umatac (Hum├ątak)

…structure at the entrance of Umatac Bay. The Fort Santo Angel structure is still visible today. To read more about Fort Santo Angel visit the entry here. Fort San Jose…

Barrigada (Barig├ąda)

…began as a ministry outreach of Harvest Baptist Church in 1975. The school teaches kindergarten through grade 12. San Roke/San Vicente Catholic Church The San Roke/San Vicente Catholic Church sits…

War Survivor: Ana San Nicolas Gogue

…machine guns — loud explosions could be heard throughout. Hid in a bamboo patch Fearing for their lives her father, Joaquin Castro San Nicolas (familian Nungi-Assan), told his wife, Esperanza…

Fort San Jose

Fort San Jose Defensive position in Umatac Fort San Jose, built about 1805, was the third of four Spanish fortifications built in the southern village of Umatac. The fort was…

Joey San Agustin

Joey San Agustin was a curator of the Guam Museum from 1994 until his passing in 2001. Initially hired in 1990, San Agustin created many Guam Museum presentations, booklets and exhibits…

Fort San Luis

Fort San Luis Built to protect harbors Fort San Luis was the first of three Spanish fortifications constructed to protect the anchorage at Apra Harbor. The fort was constructed on…

Jesuit Administration of the Marianas

…The Colegio de San Juan de Letrán, a school for boys in Hagåtña, was established by Father Diego Luis de San Vitores, a Jesuit priest who arrived on Guam in…

Augustinian Recollects

…de San José and Antonio Sánchez de la Concepción. The Recollects had the custom of taking on a saint’s name when they joined the Order, as can be seen in…

Acculturation in the Spanish Era

…introduce a more “civilized” appearance to the islanders, San Vitores taught the Chamorros how to make Western-style garments by piecing together the woven mats that Chamorros already produced. San Vitores…

Pedro Calungsod

Pedro Calungsod, Lay Assistant. Wikipedia image. San Vitores. Guam Public Library System collection. Map of the Philippines, 1679. Guam Public Library System collection. Lay assistant to San Vitores Pedro Calungsod…