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Old November 5th, 2017, 05:19 PM   #1
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Paco Park and Chapel of St Pancratius... Cementerio General de Dilao or Cementerio Municipal de Manila... Built in 1807 on Bagumbayan to accomodate the victims of a cholera outbreaks... It became the repository of the remains of the Martyred Padres - Gomez, Burgos & Zamora in 1892 & also that of Dr Jose P. Rizal in 1896...

Paco Park plans were developed by Maestro de Obras Nicolas Ruiz & Jose Coll supervised the construction & completed in 1822, Governor Escudero proposed extensions in 1859, interments ceased by 1912, became a supply & ammunition depot during the Japanese Occupation, President Macapagal converted it into a national park in 1966, President Marcos with FL Imelda Marcos placed it under the National Park Development Committee with Vice Chairman Teodoro Valencia started the tradition of every Friday Afternoon - the Classical Concert at the Park...

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