KALIBO, AKLAN ─ The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), led by its Acting Executive Director Ludovico D. Badoy, will unveil the historical marker MEMORARE on Thursday, 25 April 2019, 3:00 p.m. Kalibo, Aklan. The marker states:
ANG BANTAYOG NA ITO AY GUMUGUNITA SA MGA MAGIGITING NA KATIPUNERO NG AKLAN NA NAGBUWIS NG BUHAY SA PAGHIHIMAGSIK LABAN SA MGA ESPANYOL NOONG 1896-1897 NA UNANG PINAMUNUAN NINA FRANCISCO DEL CASTILLO AT CANDIDO IBAN.
The Acting Executive Director will officially turn over the marker to Governor Florencio T. Miraflores, Provincial Government of Aklan. Atty. Shelwyn Ibarreta, Provincial Administrator of Aklan will stand as witness during the signing of the certificate of transfer.
The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote Philippine history through its museums, research and publications, and to preserve historical heritage through conservation and the marking of historic sites and structures.
For more information, contact the Historic Sites and Education Division at NHCP tel. nos. 3351217 and 5231019.