The Philippine Revolution

Among the few known Infanta residents who participated in the long Philippine Revolution were Colonel Pablo Astilla and Vicente Malolos. The expression of defiance and resistance of the people forced the Spaniards to leave the Infanta July 20, 1898. From that time on the town fiesta has been celebrated every 20th of July to commemorate the withdrawal of the Spaniards from Infanta, Quezon. One Spanish descendant who had lived in Infanta and married an inhabitant Don Mariano Alvarez. He fought alongside the natives. To further commemorate the legacies and patriotism of the late Col. Pablo Astilla and his men, one of the municipal streets was named 20 De Julio Street.

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