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Things and Places named after Quezon


*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


* 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)


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


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


* 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


* 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


* “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

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.