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Things and Places named after Quezon

Roads:

*Quezon Streets in Valencia, Bukidnon; Antipolo,Rizal; Angeles City, Pampanga; Parang Marikina City;Zone 8 Bulan, Sorsogon;Lower Bicutan;Taguig;Tanay, Rizal; Midsayap, North Cotabato; Parang Marikina City; Zone 8 Bulan, Sorsogon; Valencia, Bukidnon;
* Quezon Avenues in Vigan, Ilocos Sur; Lucena, Quezon; Cebu City; Quezon City; Maguikay,Mandaue, Cebu; San Fernando, La Union; Alaminos, Pangasinan
* Quezon Boulevard in Manila
* Comandante Quezon Highway (from Balanga to Bagac, Bataan Province)
* Quezon Bridges in Manila and Inabanga, Bohol
* “The road from Manila to the waterworks of the Metropolitan Water District at Ipo, Bulacan, follows the profile of Quezon.” (according to Sol Gwekoh, 1947)

Provinces, Cities and Municipalities:

* Quezon Province (RA 14, September 7, 1946)
* Quezon City (1939)
* Municipalities of Quezon in Nueva Ecija, Isabela, Batangas, Alabat Island Midsayap, North Cotabato, and Palawan
* Baranggay Don Manuelm Quezon City
* Quezon Colony, Sinaad, within the municipality of Baliangao, Misamis Oriental.
* Quezon Island, Hundred Islands, Pangasinan
* Quezon Hills in Baguio and Calapan, Mindoro
* “Quezon Mountain Range”, northeastern border of the Koronadal Valley in Cotobato

Monuments:

* Quezon Memorial, Quezon City
* Quezon City Hall
* Provinicial Capitol, Lucena City
* CAP Office, Lucena City
* Quezon Island, Pangasinan
* Municipal Plaza Barangay Santa Ana, Taguig
* Ronda, Cebu
* Camp John Hay, Baguio City (the ugliest damned statue I ever saw in my life)

Plazas:

* “Quezon Square,” Sexmoan, Pampanga
* Plaza Quezon, Lopez, Quezon

Parks:

* Quezon Park, in front of Davao City Hall (renamed Magsaysay Park, I believe)
* Quezon National Park, Quezon Province
* Quezon Park, Bukidnon

Structures:

* Quezon Institute
* Quezon Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman
* Quezon Preventorium (White Cross, San Juan)
* Quezon Memorial Hospital (Lucena, Quezon Province)
* Quezon Stadium & Athletic Field, Batangas, Batangas Province
* Quezon Hall, Iloilo
* Quezon Gate, Intramuros, Manila
* Quezon Water System, Tacloban, Leyte
* Quezon Water Works, Quezon Province
* Quezon Natatorium, 2,800 feet above sea level, near the Quezon-Nueva Ecija oprovincial boundary.
* Quezon Public Market, Balamban, Cebu and in Quezon, Palawan
*American Legion Manuel L. Quezon Post 603, 444 Alabama Street Vallejo, Ca. USA

Schools:

* Manuel L. Quezon University, 916 R. Hidalgo St., Quiapo, Manila
* Quezon Elementary School, Tondo, Manila
* Quezon High School, Baguio City
* Quezon Memorial Colleges, Quezon City

Ships:

* “the ill-fated S.S. President Quezon… which the Cojuangco family named after him” (Gwekoh, 1947)
* BRP Quezon, a Philippine Navy Ship
* President Quezon, owned by Philippine President Lines

Other trivia:

* The variety of rice known as Raminad was renamed Quezon Rice on July 9, 1939.
* Quezonian Club Gin used to be bottled by a distillery in Mangaldan, Pangasinan
* The Manuel Quezon cocktail!
1 1/2 ounces apple and honey
3/4 ounces triple sec
juice of 1/2 lime
shake and strain through crushed ice
serve in a cocktail glass
(http://www.tan.dk/DRINKS.HTM)

And my sincerest sympathies to two gentlemen from the Vintar Academy, Vintar Ilocos Norte. According to Sol Gwekoh, there were two unfortunates there named Quezon Agbayani and Quezon Camiao.