Statue of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi (a.k.a. "El Adelantado), first Spanish governor-general of the Spanish East Indies 1565-1572, later known as the Philippines). He established both Fort Santiago and San Pedro. More information about him here: www.britannica.co...
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#TalDíáComoHoy 1572 - Fallece Miguel López de Legazpi, conocido como «el Adelantado» y «el Viejo», fue un almirante y gobernador español del siglo XVI, primer gobernador de la Capitanía General de las Filipinas y fundador de las ciudades de Cebú (1565) y Manila (1571). De: commons.wikimedia.org. Picture taken by Magalhães
Corregidor- Entrance to the Malinta Tunnel. Built from 1922-1932 to serve as a bomb shelter. The inside of the tunnel is 24' wide and 18' high, with 13 lateral tunnels branching out from the main one. A trolley line runs through the middle of the tunnel and blowers supplied the tunnel with fresh air. The tunnel served as a hospital, communications center, and General MacArthur's headquarters during the siege of Corregidor.
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Corregidor- Filipino Heroes Memorial in the Tail End sector honoring Filipino heroes and martyrs in the struggle for freedom and independence. Completed in 1992. It features 14 murals depicting significant battles, from the Battle of Mactan in 1521 between Lapu-Lapu and Magellan to the 1986 People Power revolution. The complex was designed by Francisco Mañosa, the murals and a statue of a Filipino soldier-farmer were by Manuel Casal.