Philippine Commission's First Session in Baguio






Location: Session Road, Baguio City, Benguet (Region CAR)
Category: Site
Type: Site
Status: Level II - With Marker
Marker Date: 1940
Marker Text:
PHILIPPINE COMMISSION'S FIRST SESSION IN BAGUIO 

THIS IS THE SITE OF THE BUILDING WHERE THE PHILIPPINE COMMISSION HELD ITS FIRST SESSION IN BAGUIO FROM APRIL 22 TO JUNE 11, 1904, INCLUSIVE, INITIATING USE OF BAGUO AS THE PHILIPPINES' SUMMER CAPITAL. THE COMMISSION WAS COMPOSED OF GOVERNOR-GENERAL LUKE E. WRIGHT, PRESIDENT, AND COMMISSIONERS HENRY C. IDE, DEAN C. WORCESTER, T. H. PARDO DE TAVERA, BENITO LEGARDA, JOSE R. DE LUZURIAGA, JAMES F. SMITH, AND W. CAMERON FORBES. IN THIS SESSION, 74 ACTS AND 273 RESOLUTIONS WERE APPROVED.

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  1. is there any images of the original building??

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