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Philippine Veterans Bank updates history panels at Lingayen Veterans Park

Posted in Cultural Heritage, DOT, History, PHI, Tourism by Erineus on February 16, 2009

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MANILA, Philippines – As part of the 64th anniversary of the Lingayen Gulf Landing, Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) in partnership with the Pangasinan Provincial Government and the Veterans Federation of the Philippines updated the history panels of the Veterans Memorial Park located at the Pangasinan Capitol Grounds, Lingayen. The new feature was inaugurated during the Lingayen Landing event led by Gov. Amado Espino Jr. (rightmost) The National Historical Institute (NHI), represented by deputy executive director Emelita Almosara, supervised the updating of the historical panels.

The new panels, 12 in all, contain photographs and maps about the Lingayen Landing and other World War II vintage photographs mostly featuring various locations in Pangasinan such as Dagupan, San Fabian and others.

Updated February 13, 2009 12:00 AM
http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=439869&publicationSubCategoryId=206

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