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abrenian.com-Facts: Bucay, the first Capital of Abra

In May of 1847, Bucay was organized into a mission station and chosen as the the first Capital of Abra. As the easternmost town in Abra, separated from the foothills of the Cordilleras by the very wide Abra River and perched on the east high above it, Bucay became the natural choice for the pivot of the first line of defense of the Spanish against the “Tinguians” of the neighboring mountains. It was only in 1863 that Bangued became the new capital.

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5 thoughts on “abrenian.com-Facts: Bucay, the first Capital of Abra

  1. Su met la nga adu mistisang bangus diay Bucay a. Iddiay met nga inrugi daguiti ispanggol ti agdevelop ti kapottanen, hehehehe

    Posted by pingod | February 10, 2013, 2:24 pm
  2. Mayor of Bucay… Mayor Barona, will be here in Maui on Wednesday fo 3-days. Rainier Damasen and myself will be hosting them. They’re now in Honolulu attending his nephew’s wedding!

    Posted by Carmelita E. Omli | February 10, 2013, 11:20 pm
  3. hmmm, mabalinto met ti umay pumasyar dita nadayaw nga lugaryo, misis, no bumakasyon datao dita maui. he he he.

    Posted by conan da barbaryan | February 11, 2013, 2:27 pm
  4. Wen pumasyar kamin to no bumaknang kam met.

    Posted by Cauayano | February 11, 2013, 5:42 pm

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