Located within the Bulacan Provincial Capitol plaza is a monument commemorating the heroism of Gregorio Del Pilar. Known as the "Boy General," Gregorio del Pilar (November 14, 1875 - December 2, 1899) led Philippine revolutionary forces at the fateful Battle of Tirad Pass during the Philippine-American War.
The following words are embossed on the marker at the front of the monument:
Killed at the
of Battle Tirad Pass
Commanding Aguinaldo's rear guard
An Officer and a Gentleman
2nd Lieutenant, 11th Cavalry
The following words are embossed on the marker on the rear of the monument:
monument of General
Pilar is dedicated del
to Governor Alejo S. Santos, and
comrades of the Bulacan Military
Area and to the people of Bulacan,
that the youth of the land maybe
reminded of the great sacrifice of
those who gave up their lives
for the cause of democracy and freedom
J. AMADO ARANETA"
These cannons are located on lanes to the left and right of Del Pilar's monument.