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    Agoo La Union Priovince | Luzon Philippines

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Costal town located on the eastern shore of Lingayen Gulf.

Wartime History
Japanese forces landed here in December 1941. During the Japanese occupation, they burned part of Macalca and massacred 17 innocent civilians under the Prinsipe Bridge, suspected of being guerilla sympathizers.

Town Hall
Agoo town hall. Wartime mayors of Agoo included: Apolinario Romero (Alkalde) 1942-43, Attn Antonio Mendoza (Municipal Mayor) 1943-44, Migeul Fontanilla (Municipal Mayor) 1939-42, 1945-1948. Outside the town hall is a friendship plaque left by the Japanese.

Japanese-Filipino Friendship Plaque
This wooden plaque is displayed inside a brick archway. The plaque reads in Japanese and english: "The monument of Friendship between the Republic of the Philippines and Japan".

Museo Iloko (Museum Iloko)
Agoo Museum built in a restored presidencia, restoration completed in October 31, 1982. The museum displays cultural artifacts and photographs are not alowed. Outside is displayed a Japanese Army field gun.

Type 90 75mm Field Gun Serial Number 938
Displayed in front of Agoo museum, Mvseo Iloko.

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May 22, 2017


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