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Camp Utopia is where the late Majors Bado Dangwa and Dennis Molintas led the defense of Igorotlandia from the foreign invaders. This is also known as the camp of the 66th Infantry Battalion and Minehaha Camp during the 2nd World War.
The burial place of the British soldiers of fortune who came to Benguet during the 15th century.
Where the fiercest battle between the advancing Japanese Imperial Forces and the United States Armed Forces – 66th Infantry was fought to the advantage of the guerilla resistance movement. A great number of Japanese soldiers have fallen and perished on this spot. Thus, Atok is known as the Vanguard of Freedom in Benguet.
Darew Ancient Ruins of Civilization
Located at the top of the mountain west of Kapangan. It commands a vantage view of the coastline to the west and fertile valley to the east. For many years, the people lived in peace and prosperity. From this area, they traded and intermarried, forged alliances and came to recognize as kin those who lived in more populous settlements of Tagudin, Agoo, Tubao, Ambanganan (Pugo), Lingayen, Dagupan, Binalonan, Tayug, Safid (San Manuel), Imogen, Ituy, Tinok and Ahin.
Hill WW II
Site where the 66th Infantry Battalion and guerillas fought to make their way to Besang Pass. The capture of Hill WW II opened the right flank guard of the Japanese Imperial Garrison to bombardment and constant attack by Igorot freedom fighters.
The escape route of then President Sergio Osmena and party who were escorted by a detachment of the 66th Infantry Battalion to Camp Valhalla, Kapangan then to San Gabriel, La Union during the World War II.
Klondykes Stone Walls
Remnant of the first American building used by the American engineers who constructed Kennon Road. It is believed to have been built in 1902 and is still visible today.
The hiding place of Governor Ora Cariño and the place where he was captured by the Americans in 1900.
The site of the massacre of Eddet residents by the Japanese Imperial Army during the WW II.
One of the legacies of the American Administration. It was the first Benguet road to be constructed by the Americans in 1902. The completion of this road opened the entire Benguet Province to vehicular traffic and marked the entry of Americans, Europeans, Japanese, Chinese and lowlanders to the Province of Benguet. It was referred as the Benguet Road until it was renamed Kennon Road by virtue of Executive Order No. 9 in 1922, in honor of Col. Lyman W. Kennon, the American engineer who supervised and finished the construction of the road in 1905. See Photo Gallery…
It is also called the “Kinepol ni Nabaloi.” The burial tomb of Henry A. Kamora, the Grand Old Man of Kabayan which is located at the municipal compound.
It is the first known Ibaloi settlement. The place is found at Gusaran, Kabayan
OTHER SCENIC SITES:
Naguey Rice Terraces
Palina Rice Terraces
Inodey Water Falls
Dalupirip Hot Spring
Towing Water Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
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