Saturday, October 31, 2009

PSMCS Second Meet



Persatuan Sejarah Malaysia Cawangan Sabah holds its second meeting on November 1, 2009 at Star City at the Office of the Vice President, Tuan Hj Kassim Salleh to discuss its plan on a Fund Raising Dinner as well as the topic on promoting Historical Tourism.

Promoting Historical Tourism



With such a rich historical sites, Persatuan Sejarah Malaysia Cawangan Sabah wants to develop historical tourism to its fullest extent and help in the development of Sabah through the Sabah Development Corridor.

It will involve the cooperation and support of many relevant Agencies like the Ministry of Communication and Heritage Malaysia, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah, Forestry Department of Sabah, Agriculture Department of Sabah and Sabah Muzium as well as Jabatan Arkib Negara and Jabatan Arkib Negeri Sabah.

It will also involve the development of the infrastructure and promotion materials and publications to and on such areas.

Old Big Mansion






This old Big Mansion is located in Kinarut Papar along the Papar-Kota Kinabalu Highway and is called the Panoramic View Muzium by its current owner, the Sabah Muzium. It was said to have been found by SAFODA (Sabah Forestation Development Authority) when it opened up the area. It was said to have been constructed by some foreigners, for what they had not established but some source claimed it was used as prison.

He Loved His Mansion So Much




The late OKK Sodomon's grave is located near the Mansion at the Mansion compound.

The Late OKK Sodomon Gunsanad Mansion






This mansion was located at Kg Bingkor, a village in Keningau.

Fusion Of Old And New





These old wooden shophouses can still be found at Keningau Town. The town could have started at this location when it was a booming timber town in the Sabah Interior.

Batu Sumpah Malaysia



This 'Batu Sumpah Malaysia' or the Malaysia Vow Stone is located at the compound of the Keningau District Office as a vow of the Sabahan in the Interior when Sabah joined Malaysia in the year 1963. This stone had been moved from its old location near the town padang in the Keningau town.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Perjalanan KeBt Balos dan Bt Tapadong, Ulu Segama Lahad Datu

Perlu jalan darat keKg Opak diUlu Segama melalui ladang kelapa sawit FELCRA dan persendirian. Berjalan lebih kurang 200 meter kepengkalan ditepi sungai Segama untuk menaiki bot keBt Balos, perkuburan pagan lama. Bot diikat ditepi sungai dan berjalan kaki lebih kurang 100 meter, naik tangga kayu belian, buka get dan sampai kegua Bt Balos dimana terletak perkuburan lama pagan dan kristian suku kaum Dusun Suphan yang dianggarkan lebih kurang lebih 700 tahun lamanya.

Pihak Muzium Sabah mentafsirkan sudah ada penempatan zaman batu lebih kurang 20,000 tahun dulu.

Tapadong merupakan sebuah daerah selain Batarong dan Segalong Tingkayu diKunak Lahad Datu. Berbagai peristiwa seperti penyakit, perpindahan dan pembangunan mungkin menyebabkan daerah daerah itu ditinggalkan oleh penduduknya dan kini tinggal sebagai bahan sejarah dan pelancongan sahaja.

Suku Kaum Dusun Suphan Mengaku Keturuan Dari Nenek Moyang DiBt Balos, Danum, Tapadong



Perkuburan Pagan Lama di Bt Tapadong, Ulu Segama,




Menaiki Boat Untuk Ke Tanah Perkuburan Pagan DiBukit Balos dan Bt. Tapadong Ulu Segama



Pengkalan DiKg Opak, Ulu Segama


Bukit Balos, Ulu Segama, Lahad Datu





Bukit Tapadong, Ulu Segama Lahad Datu





Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Tapadong,Segalong,Baturong

These were districts in Lahad Datu which had seen trading activities in the past but they are now the sources of bird's nests,tourism destination,plantation and forest reserve.Rivers and hills as well as caves ha been the popular settlements and territorial rights of the early settlers. There places are located at the upper river and the caves provided the shelter they desperately need. Tapadong is Ulu Segama gives visitors the caves and old burial sites of the Dusun.Broken potteries of the Ming Dynasty had been found in these places including Tapadong.You have to take a boat from Segama to go to Ulu Segama where Tapadong is.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Happy Deepavali 2009

Persatuan Sejarah Malaysia Cawangan Sabah wishes Malaysian Happy Deepavali 2009 and may your life be lighten up by the Festival Of Lights of Deepavali.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Tombstone Muzium At Pulau Omadal Semporna







Semporna is famous for Sipadan Island and Mabul Island and the beautiful bounty of the undersea world. Semporna also has another attraction in Omadal Island where a muzium of tombstones had been established. Omadal Island can be reached by boat from Semporna Town and Semporna Town is about one and half hour for the Tawau Airport at Balung, Tawau.

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