Barangay Talaga - Capas Tarlac (23)

Barangay Talaga

History of Barangay Talaga

As stated by then eldest person in the barangay, Mrs. Dolores Mungcal Salas (D), Barangay Talaga got its name from  from a folklore aside from the literal translation of the Kapampangan word Talaga which means “a well” (deep well).

Barangay Sto. Rosario - Capas Tarlac (1)

History of  Barangay Sto. Rosario

First known as Sitio Pagbatuan and Sitio Gudya in the 1700’s, barangay Sto. Rosario got its name during the 18th century when a certain Father Juan de Sta. Lucia became the Recollect Missionary of Capas.

According to the story, Father Juan was devoted in praying the Holy Rosary. It was said that whenever he prays the rosary, he puts himself in chains to show his great devotions.

Barangay Sto. Domingo II - Capas Tarlac (1)

History of Barangay Sto. Domingo II

Then in 1911, the authorities changed the name of then Camino Real to Barangay Sto. Domingo in honor of the late Domingo Guevarra.

In the course of time, Barangay Sto. Domingo was divided into two, Sto. Domingo I (first) that became Japanese garrison during their occupation, and Sto. Domingo II (Second).

History of Barangay Sto. Domingo I

First named Camino Real during the Spanish regime because of a newly built in the area running from the south to north, Barangay Sto. Domingo then, was just a forest, a good hunting grounds for its abundant wild animals.

It was also when the British extended the railway from Manila to North that a few people from the province of Zambales occupied the place to cultivate it.

Barangay Sta. Rita - Capas Tarlac (1)

History of Barangay Sta. Rita

Registered first as Barrio Sta. Rita, the young barangay has formerly been a community called Talimunduc or tali-talimunduc (lots of hilly places) because of its terrestrial physiques high level serving like hills.