The Death March Marker in Orani, Bataan

Death March Marker Orani Bataan Silahis Statue Location Soldiers American Walk World War Japanese Death Construction History Bronze Marble Background Placard Enscription Capas Tarlac Troops Tour Info The Death March Marker is located in Orani in Bataan Province. Located in Brgy Silahis, this statue marks the place where thousands of captured Filipino and American soldiers passed on their way to their final destination in a concentration camp in Capas, Tarlac. This horrendous episode of war in history is now known as the infamous Death March. This marker is made of bronze and marble as background. Continue reading

Church of Orani in Bataan

Church Orani Bataan Lady Holy Rosary Parish Building Construction History Location Bataan Province Independent Missionary Center Earthquake Damage Reconstruction Renovation Fire Schedule Wedding Info The Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish Church of Orani, simply known as the Church of Orani, is located in Orani, Bataan Province. Orani became an independent missionary center in 1714. The church and convent of Orani, repaired in 1792 and 1836, were badly damaged by an earthquake in September 1852. They were rebuilt and renovated under the supervision of Rev. Bartolome Alvarez del Manzano, O.P. in 1891. They were destroyed again by fire on March 16, 1938 which razed about three fourths of Orani including the town hall, the Tercena, former Bataan High School and later Orani Elementary School building. The church was reconstructed in September 1938. Continue reading