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Panay Liberation Marker

Barangay Parara Sur, Tigbauan, Iloilo Province, Philippines
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Near the site where American troops landed

Tigbauan was the place selected by the U.S. Navy to land troops to liberate Panay Island from the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Archipelago
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Panay Island, Philippines
The gardens, church and this marker make a lovely photo.0

The Marker can be made part of some lovely photos of the church and gardens. If you are Filipino... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2015
RobandMaryJean
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15 May 2017
“Near the site where American troops landed”
18 May 2015
“The gardens, church and this marker make a lovely photo.0”
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Barangay Parara Sur, Tigbauan, Iloilo Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Tigbauan was the place selected by the U.S. Navy to land troops to liberate Panay Island from the Japanese occupiers on March 8, 1945. The municipality deserves great credit for erecting and maintaining this site and for annually celebrating Panay Liberation Day on March 8th...More

Thank Archipelago
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The Marker can be made part of some lovely photos of the church and gardens. If you are Filipino, it also represents some interesting history.

Thank RobandMaryJean
Reviewed 12 November 2014

The shore in Barangay Parara is where the 10 Bornean Datus led by Datu Puti landed in Panay after they left their homeland in Borneo to escape the cruelty of Sultan Makatunaw. That landing started the Malay influences in the Philippines. Ironically the Americans under...More

1  Thank TravelBug1469
Reviewed 13 August 2013

The Marker is only about a 15 or 20 minute drive from home in Oton and we pass it regularly. I have been in the area for almost 3 years now and I originally discovered it, by accident, when I went to visit the UNESCO...More

2  Thank Fergus D
Reviewed 28 March 2013

In 1945, during WWII, the Americans teamed up with Filipino guerillas and liberated the islands of Panay and Romblon from the Japanese. This is a monument to that event and is in Tigbauan, a 30 - 45 minute drive from Iloilo city. It's probably not...More

4  Thank Rhiar23
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