Visit to Casa Flor de Liza of Angat , Bulacan

108 Dr. A. Villarama street corner P. Capistrano Street , Barangay Marungko, Angat, Bulacan province – Philippines

Lakad Pamana and Sir Roy Vincent Santiago together with the group of participants decided to have an unplanned road tour of the town of Angat just a few kilometers away from Norzagaray .

Maximo Fernandez and Adelaida Mendoza Ancestral House

After a brief stop over at the Angat Church ( more on that in my later post) . We visited the old Casa Flor de Liza was constructed around 1888 by Cabezang Maximo ” Imong” Villarama- Fernandez and his wife  a religious woman, Adelaida  ” Ima Idang” Mendoza Fernandez.

old family photos

The house is located along Dr. A. Villarama street corner Capistrano street within Barangay Marungko, Angat -Bulacan.

Dr. A . Villarama was a former Secretary of Health 1954 while P. Capistrano was a former Mayor of the place in 1906.

entrance

The house is also known as Maximo Fernandez and Adelaida Mendoza Ancestral House.  The house had a neatly manicured garden with lots of  flowering vinca or chichirica, euphorbia milli hybrids , pinsarai , tropical fruit trees such as Bangkok guava, chico , pomelo and Dendrobium orchid hybrids.

an heirloom family collection of old religious figures

The house had a lot of interesting furniture sets with carabao bone inlaid designs.

Mr. Roy Vincent Santiago together with Dr. Maximo Santos

Mr. Maximo Fernandez “Meng” Santos is the the fourth generation of the clan with his wife, Dra.Queenie Santos, MD, inherited the ancestral house. He was the youngest member of the clan.

bedroom

The floors were very clean and made from large narra planks .

groupie photo courtesy by : Mr. Roy Vincent Santiago

After a brief tour of the ancestral house , the group have a photo opportunity with the host and we left the place.

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