Old photos of Hagåtña (Agana, Agaña), Guam

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History of city Hagåtña (Agana, Agaña), Guam in photos

A small historical reference


Date of foundation: 1668

History: In 1668, the first Spanish missionary, Padre San Vitores arrived on the island. The family of Chief Kepuha donated land in Hagåtña enabling San Vitores to build the first church (Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica) on Guam.

Population: 1 051


Hagåtña. Main street
Main street, circa 1900
Hagåtña. Old Hospital
Old Hospital, circa 1900
Hagåtña. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Hagåtña. Panorama of street
Panorama of street, circa 1900
Hagåtña. Panorama of street
Panorama of street, circa 1910
Hagåtña. Park
Hagåtña. Tuberculosis Hospital
Tuberculosis Hospital
Hagåtña. Village on Caroline Islanders
Village on Caroline Islanders near Agana, 1900

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.

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