Iloilo City Cultural Heritage: A. Montes I Elementary School – Gabaldon Building

Seeking information about the life of Anastasio Montes, namesake of A. Montes Elementary School.

An excerpt from “Maestros and Empire: Teachers in the Philippine Revolution of 1896” by Grace Concepcion of the University of Asia and the Pacific.

Anastasio Montes
Photo uploaded by Al John via Old Iloilo

“One of the provinces where teachers generously supported the government was Iloilo. The group of Iloilo teachers headed by Anastasio Montes Damas expressed their protest against the rebellion in an open letter to the Political and Military Governor of the province dated November 28, 1896.”

Iloilo A. Montes I Elementary School
Photo by: Aksyon Radyo Iloilo
Read also: List of Iloilo City Cultural Heritage Sites



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