Markers to honor Maj. Gen. Paulino Santos unveiled

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The city government of General Santos has unveiled historical markers to honor Major General Paulino T. Santos.

The launching of the General Santos City Bio Historical Markers marked the celebration of the 80th anniversary of arrival of Santos, NSLA Personnel, and the first batch of settlers on Feb. 27, 1939.

Bio Markers highlight various aspects of the General’s experiences and life events so that the generation to come will have a greater understanding and appreciation of his life story.

“The local government of General Santos City in partnership with Pioneers and Descendants of Gen. Paulino Santos continuously works together to give recognition to historical sites in the city,” the city government said.

The unveiling of historical markers is a week-long activity that began on February 10 until February 13.

The markers include the NLSA Map Marker, St. Peter & St. Paul Parish Church, Lagao Elementary School, Klaja Irrigation System, and Siluay Irrigation which could be found in various locations in Gensan.