"Marcos' Hometown" Batac by zoe_girl18

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Marcos Museum

Batac is a province in Ilocos Norte and is the home town former Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos. It is also the birthplace of Gregorio Aglipay, the founder of the Philippine Independent Church (better known as the Aglipayan Church).

The Marcos museum that housed all the memories of his reign is the president's former house in Batac, Ilocos Norte where he was born and raised. It has been renovated and still preserves its Spanish look. The house contains the huge memorabilia and collections of the late president.

Also found in the museum is the remains of Marcos, laid and preserved in a refrigerated crypt.

  • Last visit to Batac: Dec 2006
  • Intro Written Mar 13, 2007
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