Gen. Candido Tirona Monument
Gen. Candido Tirona Monument located at Poblacion, Kawit Cavite, this monument was built in memory of Gen. Candido Tirona who was the first revolutionary Captain Municipal in the Philippine. He was one of the "Heroes of Binakayan Battle that took place on Nov. 9-11,1896 " in which the Spanish forces under the over-all command of Governor and Cpt. Gen. Ramon Blanco were decisively defeated. Born on Aug. 29, 1863 , he was the son of a wealthy couple, Estanislao and Juana Mata, both natives of Kawit. He was also a compadre of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo.
- Provincial Governmnet of Cavite, Historical Attractions. http://www.cavite.gov.ph/index.php?id1=10&id2=3&id3=0
(accessed on Aug. 3, 2007).